Winthrop Rockefeller

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Winthrop Rockefeller founded the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. He died in 1973.

Winthrop is the grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, Sr. and son of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Jr., "Winthrop Rockefeller was born into one of the most affluent and influential families in the world. But he was a nonconformist and often felt isolated from the rest of his family." [1]

He was the brother of John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Abby Mauze, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Laurance Rockefeller, and David Rockefeller.

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  1. Winthrop Rockefeller, Philanthropist, University of Arkansas Press, accessed February 3, 2008.