Abra Prentice Wilkin


Abra Prentice Wilkin

Abra Prentice Anderson Wilkin (born 1942) is the daughter of John Rockefeller Prentice (1902–1972) and his wife, Abbie Cantrill Prentice. Wilkin is the great-granddaughter of the Standard Oil tycoon, John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937).

Wilkin attended both The Latin School of Chicago and The Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut. Abra Prentice Wilkin has become one of Chicago's most treasured philanthropists. Some of Wilkin's contributions to the city of Chicago include the Prentice Pavilion (the largest birthing center in the Midwest region and among the top 25 birth centers in the United States) and the new Prentice Hospital. Wilkin is currently a trustee of The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut and a senior trustee of The Latin School of Chicago. She is married to James Wilkin and has three children from a previous marriage; Ashley, Abra and Anthony Anderson.


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