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 Godfrey Stillman Rockefeller

Godfrey Stillman Rockefeller

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Death 23 Feb 1983 (aged 83)
Burial Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA
Plot Rockefeller Family plot
Memorial ID 27093033 · View Source
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son of William Goodsell Rockefeller, and husband of Helen Gratz

Godfrey S. Rockefeller, chairman of the Cranston Print Works, a Rockefeller-owned textile company, died of leukemia Wednesday at Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital. The 83-year-old executive, whose grandfather, William Rockefeller, was a brother of John D. Rockefeller, was a resident of Greenwich.

Mr. Rockefeller had been associated with Cranston since 1946. He was previously a partner of Clark Dodge & Company, investment bankers. He was a member of the board of Freeport McMoran, a conglomerate, for 50 years.

He served in World War I as a second lieutenant in the field artillery and in World War II as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Air Force. Mr. Rockefeller graduated from Yale University in 1921.

He is survived by his wife, the former Helen Gratz; two sons, Godfrey A. of Gibson Island, Md., and Peter of Haddonfield, N.J.; two daughters, Marion R. Stone and Audrey R. Blair, both of Greenwich; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

http://www.nytimes.com/1983/02/25/obituaries/godfrey-s-rockefeller-dies-executive-in-textiles-was-83.html


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  • Created by: Pat
  • Added: 26 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27093033
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Godfrey Stillman Rockefeller (1 May 1899–23 Feb 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27093033, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Pat (contributor 46871295) .