David Rockefeller Dead at 101

Jeff Christensen

President of the Republic of South Africa Thabo Mbeki (R) meets with financier David Rockefeller in New York after a meeting with United States business leaders, September 22. President Mbeki is in New York to attend the 54th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

David Rockefeller, the former head of Chase Manhattan bank, has died at 101, his family confirmed Monday. Rockefeller, a grandson of the oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, was the face of Chase bank for decades, serving as chairman and CEO in the 1970s. A member of the wealthy Rockefeller family, he was renowned for his philanthropy and his extensive art collection. He was found dead Monday morning in his Pocantico Hills, New York home.