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Meile L. Rockefeller is the daughter of Rodman Rockefeller and his wife, Alexandra Sascha. Her grandfather is former New York Governor and former U.S. Vice President Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller. Meile is a lawyer, real-estate developer, drug law reformer, and serves on the board of the Counseling Service of the Eastern District of New York. The Counseling Service assists people with drug and alcohol problems. Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Senators Charles Schumer (D) Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² or 54,556 square miles (27th)  - Land... Jump to: navigation, search A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... Dick Cheney 46th and current Vice President (2001- ) The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government, the person who is a heartbeat from the presidency. ... Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 - January 26, 1979) was a Governor of New York and the 41st Vice President of the United States of America from December 19, 1974 to January 20, 1977. ... Jump to: navigation, search A lawyer is a person licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and represent them in courts of law and in other forms of dispute resolution. ...


At 46, Meile made a name for herself in 2002 when she was arrested for protesting the "Rockefeller drug laws" which bear the name of her grandfather who secured their passage as governor of the state of New York in 1973. Meile was accompanied by her brother, Stuart Rockefeller, and was supported by other members of the Rockefeller family on the issue including her grandfather's brother, Laurance Rockefeller, who died in 2004. Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rockefeller drug laws is the colloquial term used to denote the statutes dealing with the sale and possession of narcotic drugs in the New York State Penal Law. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 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. ... Laurance Spelman Rockefeller (May 26, 1910 - July 11, 2004) was a financier, philanthropist, and conservationist. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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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.
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