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Drum Roll Please - Most Powerful Family/ies in America (Top 10)

By Critical_Conformity     Jan 7, 2007 in World
A look at the Most Powerful families in America that were made not born. A look at who started the money train that continues into familes today
Click on the link for the post to read up on the various families throughout history, and while not all of them have managed to sustain their stature, their contributions to the country cannot be overlooked.
Here is the list of ten most powerful families in America
Number 10 - Hilton
Patriarch: Conrad Nicholson Hilton (1887-1979)
Number 9 - Astor
Patriarch: John Jacob Astor (1763-1848)
Number 8 - Barrymore
Patriarch: Herbert Arthur Chamberlayne Blyth (1849-1905)
Number 7 - Vanderbilt
Patriarch: Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877)
Number 6 - Walton
Patriarch: Samuel Moore Walton (1918-1992)
Number 5 - Coppola
Patriarch: Francis Ford Coppola (1939-)
Number 4 - Hearst
Patriarch: William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951)
Number 3 - Du Pont
Patriarch: Éleuthère Irénée (E.I.) du Pont de Nemours (1771-1834)
Number 2 - Kennedy
Patriarch: Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929)
And the Number One Most Powerful family in America
Patriarch: John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)
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