Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr - Chapter 7-8 Summary & Analysis

Ron Chernow
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Chapter 7-8 Summary and Analysis

In August 1868, John D. moves his family to a house on Euclid Avenue in an area that is called millionaires' row. John D. and Cettie keep their circle of friends from business, family and church and never go to clubs. He structures his schedule so he naps after meals and receives enough exercise. He likes to work in his garden. John D. paces himself to improve his productivity. The Rockefeller have four children who survive: Bessie, Alta, Edith and John, Jr. and John D. likes to spend as much time with them as he can. The children are overly protected and educated at home. They rarely go out and have to earn their spending money by performing chores and are not aware of their father's wealth until they are adults. John, Jr. wears his sisters' hand-me-downs dresses until he...

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