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Nelson A. Rockefeller

Nelson A. Rockefeller

1908-1979.  Nelson A. Rockefeller was born in Bar Harbor and spent summers at the family home there.  The Rockefeller family donated property on Mt. Desert Island that became Acadia National Park in 1919.  Nelson A. Rockefeller served as Governor of New York from 1959-1973 and as U.S. Vice President under President Gerald Ford from 1974-1977. http://www.rockarch.org/

Photo courtesy of the Rockefeller Archive Center