| Portraits of influence
#18: Laurance Rockefeller ’32
Son of oilman John D. Rockefeller, he was one of the early venture capitalists but made his reputation as a philanthropist and conservationist, funding the expansion of Grand Teton National Park and supporting dozens of institutions including the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Princeton.
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By Michael Witte ’66