John Rockefeller: The Captains Of Industry

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These men are Captains of Industry because they donated millions of dollars to schools, museums, and clinics. John Rockefeller donated 100s of millions of dollars to schools and research. Rockefeller donated 75 million dollars in total to Chicago throughout a span of a few years (reading). Rockefeller gifted 50 million dollars to the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research(reading). In 1919 Rockefeller 50 million dollars to the board to raise academic salaries(reading). In 1913 the Rockefeller Foundation was officially established and Rockefeller donated 250 million dollars to the Foundation(reading). George Eastman donated millions of dollars as well. Eastman donated 20 million dollars to M.I.T.(website). Then he donated another 30 million
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