- Robert Model
Robert Model (born 1942) is the son of
Faith Rockefeller Model(1909–1960) and Belgian Jean Model. He is the great-grandson of Standard Oilco-founder William Rockefeller(1841–1922). Model was born in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Model attended The
Browning Schooland then graduated from Elon College in Elon, North Carolinain 1967. He is currently owner and President of Mooncrest Ranch in Cody, Wyomingand President of the Boone and Crockett Club. Model is Vice President of both Stillrock Management and of Elmrock Capital in New York City. Model is also a Director on the board for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. He has previously served as a Director on the boards of CapMAC, Overhills, Inc., and Piggly Wiggly.
Model honored his mother by funding and naming the Faith Rockefeller Model Center for the Arts at Elon University in 1994; however on December 5, 2002, Elon announced that " [t] hrough a complex series of family circumstances the gift simply could not be realized," [http://org.elon.edu/pendulum/Issues/2002/120502/News/Model.html] and the center is now known simply as the Center for the Arts.
He is married and has three children. He is the father of Bobby Model, internationally known photographer for National Geographic.
* [http://www.mooncrest.com/ Mooncrest Ranch]
* [http://org.elon.edu/pendulum/Issues/2002/120502/News/Model.html Elon news article]
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