Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller was born on July 8, 1908, in Bar Harbor, Maine the second son of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. He was married to Mary Todhunter Clark in 1930, a union that produced five children. After their divorce in 1962 he married Margaretta (Happy) Murphy, with whom he had two sons. In August 1974, President Gerald Ford nominated him to be vice president of the United States. He was sworn in as the 41st vice president on December 19, 1974. He died in New York City, of a heart attack, on January 26, 1979.
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