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Memoirs

Memoirs( )
Author: Rockefeller, David
ISBN:978-0-679-40588-7
Publication Date:Nov 2002
Publisher:Random House, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $69.95
Book Description:

David Rockefeller was born in 1915, the youngest child of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., one of the richest men in the United States, and the great patron of modern art Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. He graduated from Harvard College in the depths of the Depression, when the capitalist order, which his grandfather had helped to create, was under relentless attack. He studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Chicago, where he earned a Ph.D." "He worked briefly for New York...
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Book Details
Pages:528
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Business
Business & Economics / Banks & Banking
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.612 x 24.181 x 4.851 cm
Book Weight:0.85 Kilograms
Author Biography
Rockefeller, David (Author)
David Rockefeller was born in Manhattan, New York on June 12, 1915. He receiving a bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1936 and a Ph. D in economics from the University of Chicago in 1940. He was a secretary to New York's mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia. He enlisted in the Army in 1942, attended officer training school, and served in North Africa and France in World War II. He was discharged a captain in 1945.

He began his banking career in 1946 as an assistant manager with the Chase National Bank, which merged with the Bank of Manhattan Company to become Chase Manhattan. He became president of Chase Manhattan and its co-chief executive in 1961. In 1969, he became the chairman and sole chief executive of the bank. He retired from active management in 1981, but continued to serve Chase as chairman of its international advisory council and to act as the bank's foreign diplomat. He was also a philanthropist. He wrote an autobiography, Memoirs, in 2002. He died on March 20, 2017 at the age of 101.

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