Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich (07/08/1908-01/26/1979)

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  • Occupation: Businessman, governor of New York, Vice President of the United States
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: Ex-officio as Vice President of the United States


  • Rockefeller, Nelson A (Nelson Aldrich) 1908-1979
  • Board of Regents
  • United States. Office of the Vice President
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )


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Regent type

Vice President (Republican)


American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1989. The Continental Congress (from the first through the one hundredth Congresses, March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1989, inclusive). Bicentennial Edition. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989; Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography. Edited by John S. Bowman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995; Who Was Who in America. Volume 7, 1977-1981. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1981; Who's Who in American Art. 19th edition, 1991-1992. New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker Co., 1990.

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Regent Tenure: 12/19/1974-01/20/1977


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