David Rockefeller has died at age 101.
David Rockefeller was born in New York City on June 12, 1915. Since July 2004, he was the oldest living member of the Rockefeller family, Sputnik reported.
Rockefeller graduated from Harvard in 1936 and received a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago in 1940. He served in the Army during World War II, then began climbing the ranks of management at Chase Bank. That bank merged with The Manhattan Company in 1955.
In 1961, David Rockefeller was named Chase Manhattan's president and chief executive officer 8 years later.
In 1965, at age 65 David Rockefeller resigned after a 35-year career.
He died of congestive heart failure in his sleep at home in Pocantico Hills. A family spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel, confirmed the death.