Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr - Chapter 32-33 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 32-33 Summary and Analysis

Junior maintains a good relationship with his father and Senior is always happy to see him. Junior begins to collect works of art. He asks Senior for the money, and he eventually gives it to him. Senior begins transferring his wealth to Junior in 1917 due to a change in the inheritance tax. He transfers $475 million to his children between 1917 and 1922 with most of it going to Junior. Trust funds of $12 million each were established for Edith and Alta.

John and Abby buy a new house and begin to spend their summers at Mount Desert Island in Maine, eventually buying a house in Seal Harbor. Abby enjoys spending time with her children just as Senior did. He is good with his grandchildren and they enjoy him. Junior goes to great lengths to keep the children's pictures out of the newspapers...

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