John D rockefeller

He was born on the 8th day of July in the year of 1839, in Richford New York. He was one of the five children that his parents had. During his childhood years, he looked up dearly towards his father. John D. Rockefeller's father was a traveling salesman teaching young boys how to make money. His mother was a woman with strict moral characteristics. John D. Rockefeller was a quiet, shy young man who loaned money to different people. In the eyes of others, he was quite the disciplined young man. Some of his known traits included having the ability to save his money. He was never the kind of person who would spend wasting his money on unnecessary things. Some of his hobbies included reading the bible at night.
During his 20's, he was well known making his money through his grain, and meat business. His business did very well, since it was during the time of the Civil war. In 1850, Americafirst discovered oil in the state of Pennsylvania. In the year 1863, John D. Rockefeller decided to take investment on the Samuel Andrews' oil refining business. In the time span of two years, John D. Rockefeller business's was known to be the largest refinery. In 1872, Rockefeller controlled almost twenty-one of known refineries. By the year of 1880, he was the president of the Standard Oil Company. The Standard Oil Company is almost well known to just about everybody in the world. Due to the fact that John D. Rockefeller was highly organized and manipulative, his business was always criticized by others. Other business companies called John D. Rockefeller ruthless because he controlled and owned ninety seven percent of all the refineries in America. In the eyes of many people, he was looked upon as the richest man in America, but the fact is he donated most of his money towards charities. All in all, he used his riches to help the libraries, education of America.
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