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David Rockefeller Sr., steward of family fortune and Colonial Williamsburg benefactor, dies

David Rockefeller Sr., steward of family fortune and Colonial Williamsburg benefactor, dies

David Rockefeller Sr., the heir to a vast and storied family fortune who donated significant amounts to fund programs at Colonial Williamsburg, died March 20 at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York. He was 101.

A spokesman, Fraser Seitel, said the cause was congestive heart failure.

Rockefeller was the last surviving grandchild of oil baron John D. Rockefeller, who became one of the richest men in the world by the time he died in 1937. The youngest Rockefeller's four brothers, John III, Nelson, Laurance and Winthrop, carved prominent careers in philanthropy, politics, conservation and politics, respectively.

David Rockefeller became a banking stalwart who as...

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