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Rockefellers, Exxon Mobil Battle Over Future Of Company

06/03/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Rockefeller family built one of the great American fortunes by supplying the nation with oil. Now history has come full circle: some family members say it is time to start moving beyond the oil age.

The family members have thrown their support behind a shareholder rebellion that is ruffling feathers at Exxon Mobil, the giant oil company descended from John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Trust.

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