Rockefeller died in his sleep at home in Pocantico Hills, New York, on Monday morning as a result of congestive heart failure, according to a family spokesperson Fraser P. Seitel.
The businessman, who had an estimated fortune of $3 billion, retired as head of Chase Manhattan in 1981 after a 35-year career.
Rockefeller foundation statement says David Rockefeller's cause of death at age 101 is congestive heart failure. pic.twitter.com/YB1Eb7ebYu— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) March 20, 2017
In the statement from the The Rockefeller Foundation confirming his death, Rockefeller was described as “one of the most influential figures in the history of American philanthropy and finance, considered by many to be ‘America's last great international business statesman’.”
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