David Rockefeller, Billionaire Philanthropist, Dead

A member of the storied Rockefeller family has passed away.

FOX’s Tonya J. Powers has more:

David Rockefeller, a billionaire philanthropist who was the last of his generation in the famous Rockefeller family, has died.

A spokesman says he died peacefully in his sleep this morning at his home in Pocanto Hills, New York.

He was the sixth child of John D. Rockefeller Jr., and the grandson of standard oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller and he was a driving force behind the building of the World Trade Center Twin Towers in lower Manhattan:

(Rockefeller) “We were convinced there was a need to focus more on trade, which had always been at the heart of New York’s business.”

He also headed what is now JPMorgan Chase Bank.

David Rockefeller was 101.

In New York, Tonya J. Powers, FOX News.

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