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  Cornelius Vanderbilt III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornelius Vanderbilt III (September 5, 1873 – March 1, 1942) was a distinguished American military officer, inventor, engineer, and yachtsman, and a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family.
Neily and Grace Vanderbilt remained married for the rest of their lives and had two children, Cornelius, Jr., born in 1898 who would marry seven times, and a daughter Grace, born in 1900.
Neily Vanderbilt was an inveterate tinkerer with all things mechanical and during his lifetime he patented more than thirty inventions for improving locomotives and freight cars, including several which brought him a significant royalty income.
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 Vanderbilt family - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The family was founded by Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877), the fourth of nine children born to a Staten Island family of modest means.
Cornelius Vanderbilt left school at the age of 11 and went on to build a shipping and railroad empire that, during the 19th century, made him one of the wealthiest men in the world.
In 1855 Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt donated 8.5 acres (34,000 m²) of property to the Moravian Church and cemetery at New Dorp on Staten Island, New York.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornelius Vanderbilt II (November 27, 1843 – September 12, 1899) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
He was the favorite grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, who left him $5 million, and the eldest son of William Henry Vanderbilt, who left him close to $70 million.
Their eldest son William Henry Vanderbilt II (1870-1892) died while a junior at Yale University, and Cornelius endowed a large dormitory there.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cornelius Vanderbilt III (September 5, 1873 - March 1, 1942) was a distinguished American military officer, inventor, engineer, and yachtsman, and a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family.
Born in New York City, he was educated by private tutors at St.
They are buried together in the Vanderbilt family mausoleum in the Moravian Cemetery in New Dorp on Staten Island, New York.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cornelius Vanderbilt III (September 5, 1873 - March 1, 1942) was a distinguished American military officer, inventor,engineer, and yachtsman, and a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family.
Neily Vanderbilt was an inveterate tinkerer with all things mechanical and during his lifetime he patented more than thirtyinventions for improving locomotives and freight cars, including several which brought him a significant royalty income.
As with other members of the Vanderbilt family, yachting was one of Neily Vanderbilt's favorite pastimes as an escape from abusy life that included a seat on the Board of Directors of a number of major American corporations.
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 Railroad Tycoon II Robber Baron @ Express World - Biographies
Vanderbilt loved a fight; he took Gibbons' one small vessel, put her in better condition, selected a hard-bitten crew and drove them to the limit of endurance, and within a year had turned a losing venture into a profitable one.
Cornelius himself was not a figure for the drawing-room or for a luncheon table of fastidious gentlemen.
Vanderbilt was committed to a private sanitarium for insanity, upon his delation, and perhaps because of her tearful yet stubborn refusal to move back to New York.
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 Sagamore.org - History of the Sagamore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
And although his younger brother, Cornelius III, was now in a natural position to lead, he was far from the image of what a Vanderbilt leader was expected to be.
Cornelius was frail, spoke with a stammer, and was painfully shy.
Vanderbilt would decide to enlarge--rather than abandon--Sagamore, as a 31-year-old mother of two small boys still in her widow's weeds, is not surprising to me. It was probably no more of a challenge to her than teaching Uncle George how to shoot.
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 Vanderbilt family -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cornelius Vanderbilt left school at the age of 11 and went on to build a shipping and railroad empire that, during the (Click link for more info and facts about 19th century) 19th century, made him one of the wealthiest men in the world.
Although Cornelius Vanderbilt always occupied a modest home, members of his family would use their wealth to build magnificent (A large and imposing house) mansions.
Cornelius Vanderbilt had been awarded a gold medal by the United States government during the (A war between factions in the same country) Civil War for donating his steamer "S.S. Vanderbilt" to the (Click link for more info and facts about Union forces) Union forces.
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Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr., 36-year-old journalist and former publisher, and Miss Helen Varner of Clarksburg, W. Va., were married by a justice of peace at the county court house here today.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr., member of a wealthy and prominent New York family, and a well-known journalist and former publisher, and Miss Helen Varner of Clarksburg, W VA., were married by a justice of peace at the Bernalillo County Court House in Albuquerque this afternoon.
Vanderbilt, who is a resident of Nevada and formerly lived on a ranch forty miles north of Reno, has been on a lecture tour of the country, speaking on his experiences in Europe before the outbreak of the war.
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 Vanderbilt family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aertson's village name was added to the Dutch "van der" (from the) to create "van der Bilt" which was evolved to Vanderbilt when the English took control of New Amsterdam (now New York).
In 1855 Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt donated 8.5 acres (34,000 m²) of property to the Moravian Church and cemetery at New Dorp on Staten Island, New York.
Fortune's Children: The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt written by distant cousin Arthur T. Vanderbilt II, was published in 1989.
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 Encyclopedia: Cornelius Vanderbilt II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
William Henry Vanderbilt (May 8, 1821 – December 8, 1885) was a businessman and a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880 -September 4, 1925) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
William Kissam Vanderbilt (December 12, 1849 – July 22, 1920) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
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 Encyclopedia: Cornelius Vanderbilt III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cornelius Vanderbilt Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877) was a U.S. entrepreneur who built his wealth in shipping and railroads and is the patriarch of the Vanderbilt family.
George Washington Vanderbilt (1839-1864) was an American soldier and member of the prominent Vanderbilt family.
Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819–22 January 1901) was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death.
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The prominent United States Vanderbilt family was founded by Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877), the fourth of nine children born to a Staten Island, New York family of modest means.
Although Cornelius Vanderbilt always occupied a modest home, members of his family would use their wealth to built magnificent Vanderbilt mansions.
Cornelius Vanderbilt and a number of his offspring are interred in the family mausoleum at the Moravian Cemetery in New Dorp on Staten Island, New York.
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 Business Biography
Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794-January 4, 1877) was an American steamship and railroad builder, executive, financier, and promoter.
Vanderbilt was born to a poor family and quit school at the age of 11 to work for his father who was engaged in boating.
Vanderbilt is given credit for bringing about a great and rapid advance in the size, comfort, and elegance of steamboats which were considered "floating palaces".
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt III -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cornelius Vanderbilt III (September 5, 1873 - March 1, 1942) was a distinguished (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American military officer, inventor, engineer, and yachtsman, and a member of the prominent American (Click link for more info and facts about Vanderbilt family) Vanderbilt family.
Born in (The largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center) New York City, he was educated by private tutors at (Click link for more info and facts about St. Paul's School) St.
They are buried together in the Vanderbilt family mausoleum in the Moravian Cemetery in (Click link for more info and facts about New Dorp) New Dorp on (Click link for more info and facts about Staten Island, New York) Staten Island, New York.
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 George W. Vanderbilt biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The youngest son of William Henry Vanderbilt, he ran the family farm at New Dorp, Staten Island and lived with his mother at 640 Fifth Avenue after his father's death.
After her death he moved out, renting the house to Henry Clay Frick until the latter's own mansion was completed; upon his death it was inherited by Cornelius Vanderbilt III(1873-1942), the disinherited son of George's oldest brother Cornelius Vanderbilt II.
On his passing, he was interred in the Vanderbilt family mausoleum at the Moravian Cemetery in New Dorp on Staten Island, New York.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt II Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cornelius Vanderbilt II Cornelius Vanderbilt II (November 27 1843 - September 12 1899) was the favorite grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, who left him $5 million, and the eldest son of William Henry Vanderbilt, who left him close to $70 million.
His eldest son William Henry Vanderbilt II (1870-1892) had died while a junior at Yale University, and Cornelius endowed a large dormitory there.
Third son Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Sr (1877-1915) went down with the RMS Lusitania.
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The Vanderbilt Board of Trust severed its ties with the church in June 1914 as a result of a dispute with the bishops over who would appoint University trustees.
In the 1950s, Vanderbilt began to outgrow its provincial roots and to measure its achievements by national standards under the leadership of Chancellor Harvie Branscomb.
Vanderbilt offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education and human development as well as a full range of graduate and professional degrees.
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 The Year at a Glance
Vanderbilt molecular biologist Ellen H. Fanning is named one of 20 research scientists nationwide to each receive a $1 million grant over the next four years from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in a new program intended to encourage researchers to invest more creativity into undergraduate education.
Vanderbilt University education professor Paul A. Cobb is honored for his work focusing on core mathematical concepts for grades K­3 and middle school grades with election to the prestigious National Academy of Education.
Vanderbilt University Hospital is recognized in Solucient's 100 Top Hospitals National Benchmarks for Success study for the third year in a row and is the only Tennessee hospital named in the 16-member Major Teaching category.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cornelius Vanderbilt II Cornelius Vanderbilt II Cornelius Vanderbilt II (November 27, 1843 - September 12, 1899) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
He was the favorite grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt,who left him $5 million, and the eldest son of WilliamHenry Vanderbilt, who left him close to $70 million.
Their eldest son William HenryVanderbilt II (1870-1892) died while a junior at Yale University,and Cornelius endowed a large dormitory there.
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 Obituaries
Alfred Gywnne Vanderbilt, 87, grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt II reputed to be the richest man in the world, of Mill Neck, died on Nov. 12, 1999.
Vanderbilt's greatest achievement in racing was Native Dancer, whose name was one of the lineage puns for which Mr.
Some of his famous relatives were his aunt Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, artist and founder of the Museum of Modern Art; his uncle, Cornelius Vanderbilt III, brigadier general; another aunt Gladys Moore Vanderbilt, who inherited the Breakers, the family summer cottage in Newport, RI.
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 November Flashback @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Helping soldiers in a Washington, D.C., train yard in 1917 might have made Grace Vanderbilt feel closer to her own military man. Her husband, Cornelius Vanderbilt III, was serving in Europe as commander of the 102nd Engineers Division.
Cornelius, known as Neily, was disinherited for marrying Grace.
His father, millionaire railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II, objected to the "older woman," who was indeed his son's senior—by three years.
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 Naples Daily News: Neapolitan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jamro said it's not clear who Vanderbilt was, but it could very well have been Brigadier General Cornelius "Neily" Vanderbilt III.
Jamro notes that Vanderbilt III was a great-grandson of wealthy 19th century industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt, whose descendants includes the Vanderbilts who built luxurious homes in Rhode Island.
Vanderbilt III, an "active and wealthy contemporary" of Barron Collier, had a mansion in New York on the same street that Collier had his main business office, Jamro said.
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 Great Fortune - Daniel Okrent - Penguin Group (USA)
Beside the Vanderbilt mansions—there were four in the space of two blocks, which was quite an accomplishment given the size of these beauties—stood houses for Astors, for Goelets, for the entire mercantile aristocracy of the Mauve Decades.
Cornelius Vanderbilt III expressed her displeasure and either elicited or commanded the support of her nephew Robert Goelet—a Kahn ally just months before—Kahn’s plan was severely wounded.
At least one commentator attributed the Vanderbilt opposition to the family’s interest in development on the East Side, where most of their holdings lay; others saw in it the knife of anti- Semitism.
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 Station Information - George Washington Vanderbilt
George Washington Vanderbilt (November 14,1862-March 6,1914) was the youngest son of William Henry Vanderbilt.
He ran the family farm at New Dorp, Staten Island and lived with his mother at 640 Fifth Avenue after his father's death.
George Washington Vanderbilt's greatest legacy is the largest of the Vanderbilt houses, the 255-room Biltmore House in North Carolina, on which he spent the bulk of his fortune.
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 World War 1 and 2 - John Jacob Astor III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Jacob Astor III (June 10, 1822 – February 22, 1890) was the elder son of William Backhouse Astor, Sr.
John Jacob Astor III had little inclination to do much in the way of charitable works beyond continuing gifts made by his ancestors to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Trinity Church, and the Astor Library.
John Jacob Astor III is interred in the Trinity Church Cemetery in Manhattan, New York.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt II - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Cornelius Vanderbilt II - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Image:AlfredGwynneVanderbilt.jpg Born in New York City, he was the third son of Alice Claypoole Gwynne and Cornelius Vanderbilt II.
Among Alfred Vanderbilt's many holdings, were positions in the New York Central Railroad, Beech Creek Railroad, Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway, Michigan Central Railroad and Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad as well as the Pullman Company.
Vanderbilt spent considerable time in London and remarried there in 1911 to the wealthy American divorcée Margaret Emerson.
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