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Nelson Rockefeller

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Birthday
8, 1908
Birthplace
Bar Harbor, ME
Death Date
Jan 26, 1979 (70)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
8, 1908
Birthplace
Bar Harbor, ME
Death Date
Jan 26, 1979 (70)

About

Businessman and politician who served as the 41st Vice President of the United States under President Gerald Ford from 1975 to 1977. He was also the 49th Governor of New York from 1959 to 1973.

Before Fame

He worked for Chase National bank and was a Museum of Modern Art trustee.

Trivia

He was a businessman, then went into politics, but a little known fact is that he loved art and was president for the Museum of Modern Art.

Family Life

His grandfather was industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. He was married to his second wife Happy Rockefeller from 1963 until his death 1979. He had six children. 

Associated With

He served under the Franklin Roosevelt administration.