Seizing the Generational Moment: A Story of John D. Rockefeller Sr. and Jr.

John D. Rockefeller Sr. right, John D. “Junior” Rockefeller II left

Note: This is the second of a two-part series on American generational cycles. This piece can be read as a standalone, but it is recommended you begin with part one, “How American Generational Cycles Influence Our Life’s Narrative.”

In the early ‘90s, when author Ron Chernow was asked to write a biography on John D. Rockefeller Sr…