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Babe Rockefeller

Full name: James Stillman "Babe" Rockefeller
Gender: Male
Born: June 8, 1902 in New York, New York, United States
Died: August 10, 2004 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


While at Yale, "Babe" Rockefeller earned both a major "Y" for his participation in crew, and a Phi Beta Kappa key for his scholarship. He went into banking almost immediately after graduation and remained in that business for many years, eventually becoming president of the National City Bank in New York as well as serving on the boards of several other businesses. He was the grandson of William Rockefeller, one of the founders of Standard Oil (later Esso, now Exxon). Rockefeller was the gold medalist who lived the longest, until he was surpassed by [Sándor Tarics] in 2016.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1924 Summer 21 Paris Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:33.4
1924 Summer 21 Paris Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 5:51.0
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