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Justin Aldrich Rockefeller (born 1979) is a political activist and co-founder of the nonprofit nonpartisan organization, Generation Engage. Justin is the youngest son of West Virginia's Junior Senator, Jay Rockefeller of the Rockefeller family and his wife, Sharon Percy. Jump to: navigation, search This page refers to the year 1979. ... Activism, in a general sense, can be described as involvement in action to bring about change, be it social, political, environmental, or other change. ... In U.S. politics, nonpartisan denotes an election in which the candidates do not declare or do not formally have a political party affiliation. ... An organization (U.S. spelling) or organisation (U.K. spelling) is a formal group of people with one or more shared goals. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Senators Robert Byrd (D) Jay Rockefeller (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... Jump to: navigation, search Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Jump to: navigation, search John Davison Rockefeller IV (born June 18, 1937), generally known as Jay Rockefeller, has served as a Democratic U.S. Senator from West Virginia since 1985. ... The Rockefeller family, founded by John Davison Rockefeller (1839-1937) and his brother William Rockefeller (1841-1922), made a fortune in the oil business during the latter part of the 19th century through their Standard Oil Company. ...


Justin attended Princeton University and was a frequent guest columnist with The Daily Princetonian. He graduated in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in Politics. At 26, Justin co-founded the nonprofit nonpartisan organization, Generation Engage. "GenGage", as it is often referred, is a grassroots campaign against political apathy in the younger generations of the United States. The nonprofit was co-founded with former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott's sons, Adrian and Devin Talbott, and Cate Edwards (daughter of former North Carolina Senator, John Edwards). Jump to: navigation, search For other Princetons, see Princeton. ... Jump to: navigation, search A columnist is a journalist who produces a specific form of writing for publication called a column. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and the Internet. ... The Daily Princetonian is the daily student newspaper of Princeton University. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts three or four years. ... Look up Politics on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Politics (disambiguation) Democracy History of democracy List of democracy and elections-related topics List of years in politics List of politics by country articles Political corruption Political economy Political movement Political parties of the world Political party Political psychology Political sociology Political... In U.S. politics, nonpartisan denotes an election in which the candidates do not declare or do not formally have a political party affiliation. ... A grassroots political movement, inspired by the German word Graswurzel, is a movement organized by a network of citizens. ... The Deputy Secretary of State of the United States is the chief assistant to the Secretary of State who is responsible for Foreign Affairs. ... Strobe Talbott (b. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Tar Heel State; Old North State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Senators Elizabeth Dole (R) Richard Burr (R) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... This article is about the American politician, former Senator, and 2004 Vice Presidential candidate. ...


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Rockefeller family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (315 words)
The Rockefeller family, founded by John Davison Rockefeller (1839-1937) and his brother William Rockefeller (1841-1922), made a fortune in the oil business during the latter part of the 19th century primarily through their Standard Oil Company.
The Rockefeller name is imprinted on a number of places throughout the United States, most notably in New York City.
The Rockefeller family was also responsible for the creation and endowment of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation which operates the restored area at Williamsburg, Virginia.
rockefeller.senate.gov :: Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) (1000 words)
Rockefeller has devoted his life in government - first as Governor for eight years and Senator for the past 18 - to securing the best jobs and opportunities for West Virginia workers and their children.
In addition to Toyota, Rockefeller successfully brought international companies Wheeling-Nisshin Steel to the northern panhandle, NGK Sparkplugs to Pocatalico, Sino Swearingen Aircraft to Martinsburg, Tiger Aircraft to the eastern panhandle, KS of West Virginia to Jackson County, and Okuno to Wayne County.
Rockefeller is nationally known as one of the strongest advocates for health care reform.
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