John d. rockefeller

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John d. rockefeller

  1. 1. History 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.
  2. 2. College Attended  Rockefeller Attended Folsom Mercantile College.
  3. 3. Prior Work Experience  Rockefeller had a job as a bookkeeper at Hewitt & Tuttle.  Rockefeller and his neighbor, Maurice Clark, opened their own business called Clark & Rockefeller.
  4. 4. Where does he work now? Rockefeller is now dead. He died on May 23, 1937. But he did create….
  5. 5. Standard Oil Company  Rockefeller organized the Standard Oil Company in 1870.  The company Produced paint and glue.  Rockefeller later decided to retire from the Standard Oil Company and focus on philanthropy.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Has it improved because of him?  Yes, in fact, all the businesses that Rockefeller created had improved because of his natural business skills.  Even after Rockefeller’s death his businesses are still very successful.
  8. 8. Sources  http://www.johndrockefeller.org/  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rockefellers/peopleev ents/p_rock_jsr.html

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