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Nelson Rockefeller
41st Vice President of the United States
In office
December 19, 1974 â€“ January 20, 1977
President Gerald Ford
Preceded by Gerald Ford
Succeeded by Walter Mondale
49th Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1959 â€“ December 18, 1973
Lieutenant Malcolm Wilson
Preceded by W. Averell Harriman
Succeeded by Malcolm Wilson
1st Under Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
In office
June 11, 1953 â€“ December 22, 1954
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded by Office Created
Succeeded by Herold Christian Hunt
1st Assistant Secretary of State for American Republic Affairs
In office
December 20, 1944 â€“ August 17, 1945
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
Preceded by Office Created
Succeeded by Spruille Braden
Personal details
Born Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller
(1908-07-08)July 8, 1908
Bar Harbor, Maine, U.S.
Died January 26, 1979(1979-01-26) (aged 70)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Cause of death Heart attack
Resting place Rockefeller Family Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, New York
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Todhunter Clark
(m. 1930–1962; divorced)
Margaretta Large Fitler
(m. 1963–1979; his death)
Relations See Rockefeller family
Children

Rodman Clark Rockefeller
Ann Rockefeller
Steven Clark Rockefeller
Mary Rockefeller
Michael Clark Rockefeller
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Jr.
Mark Fitler Rockefeller

Parents John Davison Rockefeller Jr.
Abigail Greene Aldrich
Residence New York City, New York
Alma mater Dartmouth College (A.B.)
Profession

Businessman
philanthropist
public servant
politician

There are three periods in life: youth, middle age and 'how well you look'.
Nelson Rockefeller
America is not just a power, it is a promise. It is not enough for our country to be extraordinary in might; it must be exemplary in meaning.
Nelson Rockefeller
It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.
Nelson Rockefeller
Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
The chief problem of low-income farmers is poverty.
The secret to success is to own nothing, but control everything.