Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr - Chapter 34-35 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 34-35 Summary and Analysis

Senior worries about the welfare of his grandchildren. He does not always agree with the choices they make. He feels they are prey to fortune seekers and, at Edith's requests, stops making annual gifts to them. They bring their own children to visit Senior. Bessie's daughter receives $10 million from Senior when he dies.

Junior's six children are subject to his strict discipline, but daughter Babs rebels and is a product of the Roaring Twenties, complete with cigarettes and bootleg liquor. John III feels he can never live up to his father's expectations. He enters the family business after graduation from Princeton. Nelson is the publicity seeker of the family. He graduates from Princeton and then goes to work at 26 Broadway. Eventually, he enters politics. Laurence attends Princeton and then Harvard Law School. He inherits his grandfather's seat on the...

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