Bronze Star Medal. Winthrop Rockefeller (May 1, 1912 – February 22, 1973) was an American politician and philanthropist. Rockefeller was the fourth son and fifth child of American financier John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. He is one of the grandchildren of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller.
Winthrop Paul "Win" Rockefeller (September 17, 1948 – July 16, 2006) was an American Republican politician and businessman who served as the 17th lieutenant governor of Arkansas from 1996 until his death in 2006. He was a member of the Rockefeller family .
Winthrop Rockefeller, (born May 1, 1912, New York City—died Feb. 22, 1973, Palm Springs, Calif., U.S.), American politician and philanthropist, second youngest of the five sons of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. He left college in 1934 and did various kinds of work for the Rockefeller interests—in the oil fields of Texas and at the Chase National ...
Winthrop Rockefeller (1912–1973): fue el quinto de los seis hermanos, y al igual que su hermano Nelson, se dedicó a la política, llegando a ser Gobernador de Arkansas. Continuó la tradición familiar de dedicarse a la filantropía, dejando múltiples fundaciones y asociaciones benéficas, así como una larga lista de actividades y acciones ...
As the state Republican National committeeman beginning in 1961, Winthrop led efforts to bring about a two-party system in heavily Democratic Arkansas. He ran for governor in 1964 and received 44% of the vote, which doubled the previous record of total votes cast in the state for any Republican candidate.
19 de oct. de 2020 · Description. As grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller Sr. and son of philanthropist John D. Jr., Winthrop Rockefeller was born into one of the most affluent and influential families in the world. But he was a nonconformist and often felt isolated from the rest of his family.
26 de abr. de 2023 · As governor, Winthrop Rockefeller brought economic, cultural, and political change to Arkansas. “W. R.” or “Win,” as he was known, brought an end to the political organization of former Governor Orval E. Faubus and created a political environment that produced moderate leaders like Dale Bumpers, David Pryor, and Bill Clinton.