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  Rockefeller, Win Paul
NameWin Paul Rockefeller
Morrilton, Arkansas , United States
Born September 07, 1948
DiedJuly 16, 2006 (57 years)
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 10, 2015 12:27am
Tags Moderate - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Free Trade - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Choice - Married - Cancer - Methodist -
InfoWin Rockefeller, son of the late Governor Winthrop Rockefeller and grandson of the late John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was born in September 1948. He attended Pembroke College at the University of Oxford and is a graduate of the ranch management program at Texas Christian University. Rockefeller is the father of eight children. He and his wife, Lisenne, maintain homes at Winrock Farms, in Conway County, and in Little Rock.

Rockefeller was elected lieutenant governor of Arkansas in November 1996 in a special election when Mike Huckabee assumed the office of governor after Governor Jim Guy Tucker�s resignation on July 15, 1996. Rockefeller was elected for a full four-year term in November 1998 after receiving 67% of the votes cast.

As Arkansas' lieutenant governor, Rockefeller serves as the president of the Arkansas Senate and as a goodwill ambassador for Arkansas across the state and nation. He champions the issues of economic development and education. In 1997, he created Books in the Attic, a program using existing resources and volunteers to ensure access to reading opportunities for all children.

Long before his election to public office, Rockefeller has been active in public service. He is the immediate past president of the Quapaw Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and currently serves on the Boy Scouts National Board of Directors. He served from 1981-1995 on the Arkansas State Police Commission. In 1991, he was appointed by President George Bush to serve on the President�s Council on Rural America and was elected chairman. He has served on numerous boards, including the Arkansas Nature Conservancy, the Arkansas Cancer Research Center, and the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation. He is the founder and chairman of the board of the International Billfish
Conservation Foundation.

In addition to his public service, Rockefeller serves as chief executive of Winrock Farms, Inc. and has interests in various small businesses around the state in the areas of retailing, automobiles, farming and the resort industry. He is active member of the National Federation of Independent Business.


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 18, 2006 02:00pm Commentary A word for Win Paul  Article DFWDem 
Jul 16, 2006 12:00pm News Arkansas Lt. Gov. Win Rockefeller dies at 57  Article New York Democrat 
Jul 12, 2006 07:00am News AR LG Rockefeller has "days to live"  Article Chronicler 
Jul 11, 2006 03:40pm General Source: Ark. Lt. Gov. suffering complications from pneumonia  Article DFWDem 
Feb 01, 2006 03:00pm General [AR Lt. Gov.] Rockefeller Transplant Unsuccessful  Article DFWDem 
Oct 11, 2005 02:00pm General [AR Lt. Gov.] Rockefeller has marrow transplant  Article DFWDem 

Importance? 7.00000 Average

Son Will Rockefeller 0000-
Father Winthrop Rockefeller 1912-1973
Grandfather John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 1874-1960
Great-Grandfather John D. Rockefeller 1839-1937
Uncle John D. Rockefeller, III 1906-1978
1st Cousin Jay Rockefeller 1937-
1st Cousin Alida Ferry Rockefeller Messenger 1948-
Uncle Nelson A. Rockefeller 1908-1979
Uncle Laurance Spelman Rockefeller 1910-2004
Uncle David Rockefeller 1915-2017
Grandmother Abby Aldrich Rockefeller 1874-1948
Great-Grandfather Nelson W. Aldrich 1841-1915
Grand Uncle Richard S. Aldrich 1884-1941
1st Cousin Once Removed Richard S. Aldrich 1923-1997
Grand Uncle Winthrop W. Aldrich 1885-1974

  11/05/2002 AR Lt. Governor Won 59.96% (+19.92%)
  11/03/1998 AR Lt. Governor Won 66.67% (+33.33%)
  11/05/1996 AR Lt. Governor - Special Election Won 50.60% (+1.20%)