Nelson Rockefeller Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

By Tom Nichols
Tom Nichols, Content Moderator
Tom is an experienced quizmaster at The Famous Personalities. Tom is high-quality skilled at making quizzes that aren't handiest first rate thrilling however also like a fab adventure when you study them.
, Content Moderator
Approved & Edited by TFP Editorial Team
On The Famous Personalities, our editorial team is made up of a few different types of people. We have subject experts, trivia writers, Famous personality profile writers and quiz masters who create quizzes and write profiles for millions to take. They’ve authored over 2,000+ biographies and 1200+ quizzes, all taken by at least 1 million users. To make sure that everything is perfect, they are trained by our comprehensive guidelines and work around the clock.
> <
  • Nelson Rockefeller - images
  • Nelson Rockefeller - images

Nelson Rockefeller (Rocky, Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller)

Last Updated: 07 Jul, 2023 | Views: 441

Age: 70

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Politician

Famous For: 41st Vice President of the United States

Higher Education: Graduation

Nelson Rockefeller Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Jul, 1908 (70 Years 06 Months 18 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Maine
Birth District
Bar Harbor
Birth Sign
Cancer
Religion
Christianity
Nationalities
American
Died on
26 Jan, 1979
Cause of Death
Heart Attack

Nelson Rockefeller Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Nelson Rockefeller, a well-known American businessman, was born in Maine. From 1974 to 1977, Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, a politician and businessman from the United States, served as President Gerald Ford's 41st Vice President. He came from one of the richest and most powerful families in the nation. Rockefeller started his career working for his family's company before rising to the position of chairman and CEO of Rockefeller Center, Inc. He began his political career in the 1950s, and from 1959 to 1973, he was governor of New York. 

Nelson Rockefeller Political Career:

Rockefeller was a fervent supporter of domestic reforms throughout his time as vice president, particularly the development of social programmers and the defense of civil rights.

Following Vice President Spiro Agnew's resignation in 1974, President Gerald Ford selected Rockefeller to fill the vacancy. 

Rockefeller played a key role in the development of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and was a passionate supporter of the arts.

Rockefeller continued to be involved in philanthropy and the arts when he retired from politics, sitting on multiple boards and giving millions of dollars to countless organizations. 

Rockefeller retired from politics after leaving the Vice Presidency in 1977 because he was unable to secure the Republican Party's presidential nomination despite his money and political clout.

Nelson Rockefeller Achievements and Awards:

Rockefeller is considered as one of the most significant and influential figures in American politics and charity of the 20th century. 

Throughout his life, Rockefeller was known for his charm, brilliance, and dedication to public service.

Nelson Rockefeller Unknown Facts:

Rockefeller concentrated on themes like education, the arts, and urban redevelopment while serving as governor.

Nelson Rockefeller Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 kg
In Pounds 176 Ibs
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Sandy Grey

Nelson Rockefeller Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
Mother's Name
Abby Aldrich
Spouse
Happy Rockefeller, Mary Rockefeller
Brother(s)
David Rockefeller, Laurance Rockefeller, John D. Rockefeller III, Winthrop Rockefeller
Son(s)
Michael Rockefeller, Mark Rockefeller, Rodman Rockefeller, Nelson Rockefeller, Jr., Steven Rockefeller
Daughter(s)
Ann Rockefeller
Report an issue or send feedback
×

Wait!
Here're some popular profiles for you.