Born on a farm in Richmond, New York on July 8, 1839.
Grew up in an extremely religious environment.
Was taught to work, save, then give to charity.
Attended Central High School in Cleveland and
graduated in 1855.
Rockefeller Attended Folsom Mercantile College.
Prior Work Experience
Rockefeller had a job as a bookkeeper at Hewitt &
Rockefeller and his neighbor, Maurice Clark, opened
their own business called Clark & Rockefeller.
Where does he work now?
Rockefeller is now dead.
He died on May 23, 1937.
But he did create….
Standard Oil Company
Rockefeller organized the Standard Oil Company in
The company Produced paint and glue.
Rockefeller later decided to retire from the Standard
Oil Company and focus on philanthropy.
What was his position?
Rockefeller was the owner of the company.
The owner is the one who is charge of everything
and makes sure everything is in order.
Has it improved because
Yes, in fact, all the businesses that Rockefeller
created had improved because of his natural
Even after Rockefeller’s death his businesses are
still very successful.