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  1. Rockefeller's fourth main philanthropy, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Foundation, was created in 1918. Through this, he supported work in the social studies; this was later absorbed into the Rockefeller Foundation. In total Rockefeller donated about $550 million.

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  2. 4 days ago · Rockefeller's fourth main philanthropy, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Foundation, was created in 1918. Through this, he supported work in the social studies; this was later absorbed into the Rockefeller Foundation. In total Rockefeller donated about $550 million.

    • Oil industry business magnate and philanthropist
    • Republican
  3. 2 days ago · We were renamed after Laura Spelman Rockefeller or her family. The family of John D. Rockefeller and then John D.Rockefeller Junior continued making investments somewhere in the 70s. We got a ...

  4. Spelman started as the Atlanta Female Baptist Seminary in 1881 and later changed its name to honor Laura Spelman Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, who helped fund the school. Today, Spelman’s students hail from 41 states and 15 foreign countries, and the college enjoys a national reputation for quality education.

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    • Filantropia
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    Em 1859, com 20 anos, John Rockefeller formou uma empresa que comercializava grãos, carnes e outros produtos. Em 1863, adquiriu sua primeira refinaria de petróleo em Cleveland. Em 1870 fundou com alguns sócios a Standard Oil Company. Em 1872, criou a South Improvement Company, associação que englobava as principais refinarias de petróleo de Cleveland, chegando a negociar um acordo com as empresas ferroviárias para obter importante desconto para os membros da associação. Diante dos protestos, pois todos os seus concorrentes se viam obrigados a vender e se associar a ele, o acordo foi anulado três meses depois. Em 1878, John Rockefeller controlava cerca de 90 % das refinarias de petróleo dos Estados Unidos. Em 1882 fundou a Standard Oil Trust, a primeira empresa de trust do mundo. Declarado monopólio ilegal e obrigado a ser dissolvido, pelo Tribunal Superior de Justiça de Ohio, o processo só chegou ao fim em 1899. Nesse mesmo ano, ele estabeleceu a Standard Oil Company em Nova Jersey,...

    Com uma grande fortuna acumulada, Rockefeller passou a se dedicar à filantropia, doando milhões de dólares a instituições beneficentes. Em 1892, junto com seu filho, John Davison Jr., fundou a Universidade de Chicago, o Instituto Rockefeller para a Investigação Médica, em 1901, hoje Universidade Rockefeller de Nova Iorque e a Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, criada em 1918 e absolvida pela fundação Rockefeller, em 1929.

    John Rockefeller foi casado com Laura Spelman, entre 1864 e 1915, com quem teve cinco filhos: John Davison Rockefeller Jr., Edith Rockefeller, Alta Rockefeller, Elizabeth Rockefeller e Alice Rockefeller. John Rockefeller faleceu em Ormond Beach, Flórida, no dia 23 de maio de 1937. Leia o nosso artigo sobre fatos curiosos de John e da Família Rockefeller.

  5. Nov 30, 2013 · Along came the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Fund, founded by her husband, John D. Rockefeller. If you know the history of the Standard Oil Company, this might seem rather odd, since it was and still is a major destroyer of the planet and contributor to global warming, under its current incarnation, Exxon Mobil.

  6. Sep 15, 2021 · Kornisha McGill Brown is a native of Thomaston, GA and currently resides with her family in Columbus, GA. She is a graduate of Spelman College where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She received a Masters of Education Degree in Social Science Education from the University of Georgia.

  7. Sep 14, 2021 · THOMAS RAFFENSPERGER (2011) Dean, Academic Information Services and Library Director, Academic Affairs; B.A., Rockefeller School of Public Affairs and Policy; M.L.I.S., University of Hawaii CHRISTOPHER RAYMOND (2009) Director, Procurement and Administrative Services; B.S., University of the State of New York, Albany

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