By Reinhard Wolff | redice.tv
Former Chase Manhattan Chief Executive David Rockefeller has died at the age of 101.
Rockefeller died in his sleep at home in Pocantico Hills, New York, on Monday morning as a result of congestive heart failure, according to a family spokesperson Fraser P. Seitel.
The businessman, who had an estimated fortune of $3 billion, retired as head of Chase Manhattan in 1981 after a 35-year career.
The Rockefeller Foundation released the following statement:
Rockefeller foundation statement says David Rockefeller’s cause of death at age 101 is congestive heart failure. pic.twitter.com/YB1Eb7ebYu
— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) March 20, 2017
David Rockefeller was a leading proponent of the global liberal world order.
In fact, he was quite open about this.
In his book, Memoirs, he wrote the following:
For more than a century, ideological extremists at either end of the political spectrum have seized upon well-publicized incidents such as my encounter with Castro to attack the Rockefeller family for the inordinate influence they claim we wield over American political and economic institutions. Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure — one world, if you will. If that is the charge, I…