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Nelson Rockefeller

Politician, Business (8-Jul-1908 — 26-Jan-1979)


Samuel E. Bleecker. The Politics of Architecture: A Perspective on Nelson A. Rockefeller. New York City: The Rutledge Press. 1981. 255pp.

Gerald Colby; Charlotte Dennett. Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil. New York: Harper Collins. 1995. 960pp.

James Desmond. Nelson Rockefeller: A Political Biography. New York: Macmillan. 1964. 330pp.

Michael S. Kramer; Sam Roberts. I Never Wanted to Be Vice-President of Anything! An Investigative Biography of Nelson Rockefeller. New York: Basic Books. 1976. 420pp.

William Manchester. A Rockefeller Family Portrait: From John D. To Nelson. New York: Little Brown & Co.. 1959. 184pp.

Joe Alex Morris. Nelson Rockefeller: A Biography. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1960. 369pp.

Joseph E. Persico. The Imperial Rockefeller: A Biography of Nelson A. Rockefeller. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1982. 314pp.

Gary Reich. The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller: Worlds to Conquer, 1908-1958. New York: Doubleday. 1996. 896pp.

Darlene Rivas. Missionary Capitalist: Nelson Rockefeller in Venezuela. University of North Carolina Press. 2002. 312pp.

William Rogers. Rockefeller's Follies: An Unauthorized View of Nelson A. Rockefeller. Stein and Day. 1966. 224pp.


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  6. Congressional Biography [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.944)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.603)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.884)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.620)

  11. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.276)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.239-41)

  13. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, pp.499-504)

  14. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.458)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.183)

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