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  The Guaranty Trust
William Goadby Loew were among the illustrious boxholders for Edward L. Bernays' famous Green Ball in 1934.
William C. Whitney, SandB 1863, was a director of the Guaranty Trust from its reorganization in 1892 until ?1898; Harry Payne Whitney, SandB 1894, took over from 1899 to 1930; and Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney was a director from 1926 to 1940.
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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Frederick William Vanderbilt
Frederick William Vanderbilt (February 2 1856 – June 29 1938) was a member of the financially and socially preeminent Vanderbilt family.
The third son of William Henry Vanderbilt, and the last survivor of the four sons, Frederick William was the only one to leave a greater estate than he inherited from his father.
Vanderbilt was the owner of 10 East 40th Street, an example of art deco architecture, until the 1940s.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Frederick William Vanderbilt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Frederick William Vanderbilt (February 2, 1856 – June 29, 1938) was a member of the financially and socially preeminent Vanderbilt family.
The third son of William Henry Vanderbilt, and the last survivor of the four sons, Frederick William was the only one to leave a greater estate than he inherited from his father.
Vanderbilt never outgrew the simplicity and frugality of her younger days, and that the great palace on Fifth Avenue was never so much a home to her as the farm house on Staten Island or the modest residence of their early life in New York.
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 William Henry Vanderbilt Information
William Henry Vanderbilt was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
William Henry Vanderbilt was involved in a number of philanthropic causes including the YMCA, funding to help establish the Metropolitan Opera and an endowment for the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.
William Henry Vanderbilt is perhaps most remembered for snapping "the public be damned" at an interviewer..in context, an irritated reaction to the other's suggestion that the New York Central Railroad system, which Vanderbilt controlled, ought to be operated as if it were a public trust.
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 William Vanderbilt
William Henry Vanderbilt was the oldest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt [1794-1877], the American entrepreneur of both shipping and rail transportation during the 19th century.
William was a frail youth and did not appear to be the ambitious entrepreneur his father had been at the age of 19.
William became a vice president of both the New York and Harlem Railroad and the Hudson River Railroad in the mid sixties.
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 William Henry Vanderbilt
William Henry Vanderbilt (May 8, 1821 - December 8, 1885) inherited nearly $100 million from his father Cornelius Vanderbilt and had increased it to about $200 million at his death less than nine years later.He was the richest man America had ever seen, and by some measures perhaps still the richest it has ever had.
It was in his time that the Vanderbilts demanded recognition from the older but less moneyed leaders of New York society, centered on the Astor family, whom the Vanderbilts had now far outstripped in wealth.
William Henry Vanderbilt is perhaps most remembered for snapping "the public be damned" at an interviewer..in context, an irritated reaction to the other's suggestion that the New York Central system, which Vanderbilt controlled, ought to be operated as if it were a public trust.
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 Hudson River Valley - National Heritage Area
The Vanderbilt Mansion is a monument to the opulence of the Gilded Age.
The 50-room, classical-style mansion was built in 1898 by Frederick William Vanderbilt, a grandson of "Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt - the shipping and railroad magnate and richest man in America during his lifetime.
Vanderbilt also delighted in using the property as a "gentleman's farm," often spending hours among its gardens and specimen trees (many planted by previous owners Samuel Bard and David Hosack).
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 Hiking Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When William Henry died in 1885, control of the bulk of the Vanderbilt empire was split between two of the four sons, Cornelius and William Kissam.
Frederick William only received $10 million because he had angered his father by falling in love with Louise Anthony Torrance, who was twelve years older than Frederick William and married to his first cousin.
Frederick William was able to quadruple the $10 million dollar he had inherited through hard work and a frugal life (at least by Vanderbilt standards).
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 Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site--Reading 1
Although William Henry Vanderbilt (1821- 1885) lived only eight years after his father's death, he managed to double the family fortune to $210 million, the equivalent in today's currency of more than $3 billion.
Cornelius II and William Kissam, the two oldest boys who had been running the New York Central Railroad system since their father's retirement in 1883, received $80 million and $60 million respectively.
Frederick William (1856-1938), the third son and sixth child, received $10 million.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/78vanderbilt/78facts1.htm   (690 words)

  
 HV/Net - Hudson Valley Network
Frederick William Vanderbilt was the grandson of Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt and the son of William Henry Vanderbilt -- both the richest men in America in their time.
Like their wealthy neighbors, Frederick and his wife, Louise, were probably attracted to the east bank of the Hudson by the beauty of the Hudson Valley and quick access to New York City on the Vanderbilts' own New York Central Railroad.
In Frederick Vanderbilt's bedroom antique twisted columns that flank the bed are brought together with the settee and side chairs of Spanish influence, the built-in bed and cabinet of no particular style, and the contemporary desk and upholstered pieces.
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 Vanderbilt family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The family was founded by Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877), the fourth of nine children born to a Staten Island family of modest means.
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.
A plot was kept for the Vanderbilt family in the Moravian Cemetery and several of them are buried there in the family mausoleum including the family founder.
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 Vanderbilt family Information
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.
A plot was kept for the Vanderbilt family in the Moravian Cemetery and a number of them are buried there in the family mausoleum including the family founder.
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 Donald Heald Original Antique Books Prints and Maps - Artist Index
BARNARD, George N. BARNARD, William after James WARD
BLAGDON, Francis William after Colonel Francis Swain WARD
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 Frederick William Vanderbilt Details, Meaning Frederick William Vanderbilt Article and Explanation Guide
Frederick William Vanderbilt (February 2,1856-February 2,1938) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
His 600 acre (2.4 km²) country home in Hyde Park, New York was called simply Hyde Park, and is now a museum.
This is an Article on Frederick William Vanderbilt.
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 Vanderbilt, USA
Patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt a noted philanthropist, established the family fortune by monopolizing steam-driven transportation to and from New York City, at first on water, and later by rail; his heirs increased the Vanderbilt wealth, and in later generations the family continued to produce leading names in high society, fashion, philanthropy, and the sporting life.
Frederick William Vanderbilt a railroad manager, was born at the family's Staten Island farm on February 2, 1856.
Vanderbilt was a member of the Laws Committee of the Whist Club of New York that made the American laws of contract bridge 1927, 1931, and the first international code 1932.
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 NPS Historical Handbook: Vanderbilt Mansion
Frederick William Vanderbilt made this estate his country home for 43 years, from 1895 until his death in 1938.
Vanderbilt avoided personal exploitation of his benefactions just as he avoided membership in clubs and organizations of the type that might bring his name to public attention through officership or committee activity.
Vanderbilt was buried in the family mausoleum at New Dorp, Staten Island.
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 Hudson Valley Heritage Area
In 1895, Frederick William Vanderbilt, the grandson of Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt and the son of William Henry Vanderbilt, both the richest men in America in their time, bought Hyde Park, as the property was known at the time.
It remained in the Vanderbilt family for over four decades as their center for entertaining in the spring and fall.
Margaret Van Alen, Frederick’s niece, inherited the estate upon Frederick's death in 1938 and since 1940, the 211 acres donated to the federal government has been open to the public.
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 Vanderbilt University Register: Vanderbilt and its four buildings named Wesley
When alumni return to the Vanderbilt campus and see the Wesley Place parking garage and apartment and retail building on 21st Avenue, they might say they remember the "old" Wesley building that used to be on that site.
To the Vanderbilt administration, it represented the Biblical department and the Methodist church that originally organized the University but had a strained relationship with it during the first two decades of the 20th century.
However, Frederick William Vanderbilt, whose father funded the construction of Wesley Hall in 1880, gave $150,000 toward a new home for the religion department.
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 ipedia.com: Frederick William Vanderbilt Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Frederick William Vanderbilt was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
The third son of William Henry Vanderbilt, and the last survivor of the four sons, Frederick William was the...
Frederick William Vanderbilt (February 2,1856-February 2,1938) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
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 Hyde Park estate persistent lure to Frederick Vanderbilt, wife
Frederick William Vanderbilt (1856-1938) was the seventh of eight children born to William Henry Vanderbilt and the grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the New York Central Railroad.
Frederick attended the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University, graduating in 1878.
Frederick was the only one of his siblings to increase his inherited fortune.
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 The Vanderbilt Estate
The Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site was established as a monument to an era rather than a tribute to any one person or family.
Frederick and Louise Vanderbilt enlisted the expertise of architects, landscape designers, and interior decorators, including Edith Wharton, to create a country estate that would imitate and rival the grand houses of Europe.
The Vanderbilt’s would “be in residence” at their Hyde Park home for just 6 weeks a year.
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 Vanderbilt Mansion
Vanderbilt Mansion, home of Frederick and Louise Vanderbilt, represented the "Gilded Age," was built by Frederick William Vanderbilt in 1898.
Louise's niece Margaret Van Alen inherited the estate upon Frederick's death in 1938.
Vanderbilt Mansion was built by Frederick William Vanderbilt in 1898.
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 Frederick William Vanderbilt Encyclopedia Information @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Vanderbilt houses
From the late 1870s to the 1920s the Vanderbilt clan employed America's best Beaux-Arts architects and decorators to build an unequalled string of New York townhouses and East Coast palaces in the United States.
Frederick William Vanderbilt (1856-1938), 'Hyde Park,' Hyde Park, New York, 1896-1899; McKim, Mead and White, now Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (website)
William Kissam Vanderbilt I (1849-1920), 'Idle Hour', Oakdale, Long Island, New York; built 1878-1879; Richard Morris Hunt (destroyed by fire, 1899), 660 Fifth Avenue, New York, demolished 1926.
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 Frederick William Vanderbilt Encyclopedia Information @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hyde Park, NY Frederick William Vanderbilt (February 2, 1856 – June 29, 1938) was a member of the financially and socially preeminent Vanderbilt family.
He and his wife, the former Louise "Lulu" Holmes Anthony Torrance, were unable to have children, however had a close relationship with their nieces and nephews.
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 Wikinfo | William Henry Vanderbilt
William Henry Vanderbilt (May 8, 1821 - December 8, 1885) inherited nearly $100 million from his father Cornelius Vanderbilt and had increased it to about $200 million at his death less than nine years later.
He was the richest man America had ever seen, and by some measures perhaps still the richest it has ever had.
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 Amazon.com: Reviews for Fortune's Children: Books: Arthur T. Vanderbilt 2nd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vanderbilt has done extensive research to document the lives and ambitions of this larger than life, very conflicted family.
I bought it at Frederick William Vanderbilt's home on the Hudson River while on vacation, and managed to finish it before leaving northern New York.
Arthur Vanderbilt truthfully portrays the great business acumen of the early generations of Vanderbilts, as well as the mistakes, gaffes, and scandals of the later ones.
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 Frederick William Vanderbilt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Frederick William Vanderbilt (February 2 1856 – February 2 1938) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
His 600 acre (2.4 km²) country home in Hyde Park, New York was called simply Hyde Park, and is now a museum, the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site.
Vanderbilt, Frederick William Vanderbilt, Frederick William Vanderbilt, Frederick William Category:The Vanderbilts
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 William Vanderbilt - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
William Vanderbilt - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Vanderbilt, William Henry (1821-85), American industrialist, son of Cornelius Vanderbilt, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Hyde Park (New York), town, Dutchess County, eastern New York, on the Hudson River.
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