John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)

John Davison Rockefeller Sr., Founder & President of Standard Oil

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In 1918, with an estimated personal fortune of $1.2-billion, he topped the first ever Forbes Rich List, ahead of Frick and Carnegie who came in second and third. He married Laura Spelman and had five children. 
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 22/12/2018 and last updated on 28/02/2023.