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John D. Rockefeller was born

07/08/1839

John D. Rockefeller was born

The Rockefellers move to Cleaveland

1844

Rockefeller becomes very wealthy early on

1855 - 1860

Rockefeller lands his first job but branches out during the next fives years and becomes very wealthy early on

He purchases his first refinery in Cleavland Ohio

1863

Rockefeller purchases his first oil refinery in Cleavland Ohio.

Standard Oil is Established

1870

Standard Oil was created by Rockefeller

Standard Oil Dominates and Monopolizes

1880

By 1880 Rockefeller owned 90 of the oil refineries in the United States

Rockefeller begins a life of philanthropy

1895

Standard Oil is dissolved by court ruling

1911