David Rockefeller, the World’s Oldest Billionaire died peacefully yesterday in his family’s estate in Pocantico Hills, New York. He was 101.
He was the Chairman and Chief Executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. His personal fortune was valued at USD3.4 Billion. It is noteworthy to mention that just like his father who made his fortune in the early 1900’s with the founding of Standford Chase Oil Corporation and is touted to be one of the World’s Richest Ever, he too has been known for his philanthropy and donated few hundreds of millions of dollars for education and other causes. His family once owned The Empire State Building.