Percy Avery Rockefeller

Percy Avery Rockefeller

Percy Avery Rockefeller (1878–1934) was the son of William Rockefeller and his wife, Almira Geraldine Goodsell. He attended Yale University from 1897 to 1900, where he was also a member of the 1900 class of Skull & Bones.

Rockefeller was founder and Vice President of Owenoke Corporation; a board director of Air Reduction Company, American International Corporation, Atlantic Fruit Company, Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Bowman Biltmore Hotels Company, Cuba Company, Chile Copper Company, Consolidated Gas Company, Greenwich Trust Company, W. A. Harriman & Co. & Brown Brothers Harriman & Company, Mesabi Iron Company, National City Bank of New York, National City Company, New York Edison Company, North American Reassurance Company, National Surety Company, Provident Loan Society, Remington Arms Company, United Electric Light & Power Company, Western Union & Telegraph Company; and a trustee of John Sterling, Yale-1863.

He married Isabel Goodrich Stillman, daughter of First National City Bank president James Stillman (now known as Citibank), on April 23, 1901. Their daughter Isabel Stillman (Rockefeller) Lincoln was a bride's maid at the wedding of Dorothy Walker and Prescott Sheldon Bush.


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#Gladys Rockefeller Underhill (born 1910)

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