- Name: David Rockefeller
- Born: 06/12/1915
- Died: 03/20/2017 (101 years old)
David Rockefeller (June 12, 1915 – March 20, 2017) was an American banker who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the oldest living member of the third generation of the Rockefeller family, and family patriarch from August 2004 until his death in March 2017. Rockefeller was the youngest child of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and a grandson of John D. Rockefeller and Laura Spelman Rockefeller.
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Death Place: Pocantico Hills, New York, U.S.
David Rockefeller quotes :
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.David Rockefeller
I owe much to mother. She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.David Rockefeller
I think of art as the highest level of creativity. To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment.David Rockefeller
My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.David Rockefeller
The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes.David Rockefeller
I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.David Rockefeller
As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual, even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us.David Rockefeller
I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.David Rockefeller