David Rockefeller’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 12, 1915

Death Date

Mar 20, 2017

Age of Death

101 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Profession

Entrepreneur

The entrepreneur David Rockefeller died at the age of 101 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The son of John D. Rockefeller Jr., he used his banking career to amass a fortune of over $3 billion. At the time of his death, he was the oldest billionaire in the world.

He was married to Peggy McGrath from 1940 to 1996. The couple had six children.

Quotes

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“Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.” (David Rockefeller)

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“My own interest in art was because of my mother. My father didn’t like contemporary art, so he didn’t give her large sums to spend. So, she began buying prints and drawings. During my school days, I remember sitting in on many of the early meetings.” (David Rockefeller)

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“By a museum, I assume you mean an institution dedicated to the events of Sept. 11 and the aftermath. If that is done with sensitivity, I think it would be most appropriate.” (David Rockefeller)

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“I realize how fortunate I have been; mine has been a wonderful life.” (David Rockefeller)

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“Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.” (David Rockefeller)