Moscow. March 20. American banker and billionaire David Rockefeller passed away at the age of 101 years, wrote on Monday, The New York Times. The death of billionaire confirmed by a representative of the Rockefeller family Fraser Sitel. According to the publication, Rockefeller died in his house located in one of the districts of the state of new York. About the reasons of his death have not yet been reported.
David Rockefeller was grandson of oil magnate and the first in the history of the dollar billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil. He was the younger brother of the 41st Vice President of the United States Nelson Rockefeller and the 37th Governor of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller. David Rockefeller became the first representative of the dynasty, reached the century.
From 1941 to 1942 David Rockefeller worked in the Department of defense, health and social security. In may 1942, enrolled as a private in military service, in 1945 was promoted to the rank of captain. During the war he was in North Africa and France, working for military intelligence. After the war, he participated in various family projects, and in 1947 became Director of the Council on foreign relations. In 1946 he began his career with Chase Manhattan Bank, whose President he became, on 1 January 1961. 20 April 1981 resigned in connection with the achievement of the maximum permissible Bank Charter age for this post.
The magazine Forbes estimated a condition of the David Rockefeller for $3.3 billion.