Business: Oil Week

Winthrop Aldrich Rockefeller, fourth of John Davison Rockefeller Jr.'s five sons, is always going somewhere, usually in a hurry. Vacationing from Yale in 1933, he worked for the Rockefellers' Humble Oil and Refining Co. in Texas until a kidnap scare caused him to scuttle for Manhattan in an airplane with a bodyguard. That autumn a Connecticut motorcycle police-man caught him doing 64 m.p.h. on the Boston Post Road. He said he was trying to get a friend to a boat, was fined $27. Early in 1934, because his marks were poor, young Winthrop left...

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