5 Best Rockefeller Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-22 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

5 Best rockefeller facts

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1. In 1935 when the US raised the top tax rate to 79% for those making over $5 million it only applied to one person: John D. Rockefeller.
2. John D. Rockefeller was the first billionaire ever
3. $550 million dollars were donated by John D. Rockefeller during his lifetime.
4. In 1917, John D. Rockefeller could have paid off the whole US public debt on his own. Today, Bill Gates's entire fortune would barely cover two months' interest.
5. Oil tycoon, John D. Rockefeller, was the world's first billionaire.
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