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  Gloria Vanderbilt at AllExperts
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (born February 20, 1924) is a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
Vanderbilt is the only child of American railroad heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) and his second wife, Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965).
As a result, Vanderbilt became the subject of a custody battle in a famous and scandalous trial in 1934 that placed her mother against the powerful and influential Vanderbilt family.
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  Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880 – September 4, 1925) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
Known as Reggie, he was the youngest son of American railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II and his wife Alice Claypoole Gwynne (1845-1934).
Reginald Vanderbilt died of liver failure due to alcohol abuse and was interred in the Vanderbilt family vault in the Moravian Cemetery at New Dorp on Staten Island, New York.
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 Gloria Vanderbilt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vanderbilt is the only child of American railroad heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) and his second wife, Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965).
As a result, Vanderbilt became the subject of a custody battle in a famous and scandalous trial in 1934 placing her mother against the powerful and influential Vanderbilt family.
Vanderbilt's mother eventually lost custody to her sister-in-law Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney but litigation continued.
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 Gloria Vanderbilt - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (B. February 20,1924) is a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family and an accomplished artist, actress, and socialite most noted as a spokeswoman for designer blue jeans.
The only child of American railroad heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) and his second wife, Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965), a beautiful Swiss-born socialite of American, Chilean, Spanish, and Irish descent, little Gloria became heiress to a four million dollar trust fund on her father's death when she was 2 years old.
She is a great-granddaughter of Union general Hugh Judson Kilpatrick and a niece of Thelma Morgan, Viscountess Furness, the mistress who preceded Wallis Simpson in the affections of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom.
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 Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, born October 20, 1877 - died May 7, 1915, was a sportsman and a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
As his eldest brother William Henry Vanderbilt II had died in 1892 at the age of 22 and their father had disinherited Cornelius Vanderbilt III, Alfred received the largest share of his father's estate when he died in 1899, though it was also divided among their sisters and youngest son Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt.
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.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Gloria Vanderbilt
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880 –; September 4, 1925) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (born February 20 or February 24, 1924) is a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family and an accomplished artist, actress, and socialite most noted as a spokeswoman for designer blue jeans.
The only child of American railroad heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) and his wife, Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965), a beautiful Swiss-born socialite of American, Chilean, Spanish, and Irish descent, little Gloria became heiress to a four million dollar trust fund on her father's death when she was 2 years old.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt
Cornelius Vanderbilt II (November 27, 1843 – September 12, 1899) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
By the time Reggie Vanderbilt her he had already squandered the $7 willed to him by his late father was using up a $5 million trust up for him by his grandfather.
Reginald Vanderbilt died of liver failure due to alcohol abuse and was interred in the Vanderbilt vault in the Moravian Cemetery at New on Staten Island New York.
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 Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt - TheBestLinks.com - Reginald Vanderbilt, April 14, Liver, Railroad, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880 -September 4, 1925) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
By the time Reggie Vanderbilt met her, he had already squandered the $7 million willed to him by his late father and was using up a $5 million trust set up for him by his grandfather.
He left a $4 million Trust for his daughter Gloria to be administered by her mother but it caused a much publicized court case for the custody of his daughter with his sister, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney who eventually won custody in 1934.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
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.
His daughters were Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Countess Gladys Szechenyi.
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 Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan-Vanderbilt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gloria Morgan was the daughter of Chilean/American, Laura Delphine Kilpatrick, and her husband Harry Hays Morgan, an American diplomat who served as the U.S. consul in Buenos Aires, Argentina and in Brussels, Belgium.
After Reggie Vanderbilt's death, she spent the better part of the next six years living in Paris, France enjoying the good life with rich friends at the various chic resort places across Europe.
Members of the powerful Vanderbilt family believed that Gloria had been a bad influence and very neglectful of her daughter and a custody battle erupted that made national headlines in 1934.
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 ALONE WITH ALL THAT MONEY - New York Times
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, the sculptor and the little girl's paternal aunt, was eventually provoked to sue for custody of the child.
Vanderbilt was allowed visitation rights, she used her time with her daughter to leave the child alone - she was off in a Proustian glare of parties, off with her male friends (and her female friends).
Miss Vanderbilt knew her mother just enough to worship her - which is to say not at all, and just enough to fear that her capricious mother would take her away from the few adults she briefly (mistakenly) trusted.
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 Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880 -September 4, 1925) was the youngest son of American railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II and his wife Alice Claypoole Gwynne (1845-1934).
He ran through an inheritance of $15 million before he drank himself to death, leaving only a trust fund for his daughter Gloria Vanderbilt.
His widow lost custody of her daughter Gloria to Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney as the result of a famous custody battle.
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 Gloria Vanderbilt
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (born February 20 or February 24, 1924), most noted as a spokeswoman for designer blue jeans.
The daughter of railroad heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) and his Swiss-born, part-Chilean wife, Gloria Maria Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965), little Gloria became heiress to a four million dollar trust fund on her father's death when she was 2 years old.
A maid testified to seeing the glamorous widow Vanderbilt bathing her own feet in Champagne and gave evidence of a lesbian relationship with the marchioness of Milford Haven (née Nadjeda, Countess Torby); her mother eventually lost custody to Gloria's aunt, sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, but litigation continued.
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 Gloria Vanderbilt, Poor Little Rich Girl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Gloria Vanderbilt is the great-great-granddaughter of the Commodore.
She was born in February 1924 to Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt and Gloria Morgan.
Reginald was the fourth son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, William Henry's first-born.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Gloria Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt is the only child of railroad heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) and his second wife, Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965).
Testimony was heard depicting the mother as an unfit parent, much of which was conjecture and hearsay, but as the widow Vanderbilt was mostly concerned about her use of the trust and not the particular care of her daughter, the court battle was easily lost and Little Gloria became the ward of her Aunt Gertrude.
Miss Vanderbilt believes that it was caused by a psychotic episode induced by an allergy to the anti-asthma medical prescription drug Proventil (though in addition, it has been theorized that he was sleepwalking and not in his usual state).
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 Wikipedia: Gloria Vanderbilt
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (born February 20 or February 24, 1924), an artist, actress, and socialite most noted as a spokeswoman for designer blue jeans.
The only child of American railroad heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) and his wife, Gloria Maria Mercedes Morgan (1904-1965), a beautiful Swiss-born socialite of American, Chilean, Spanish, and Irish descent, little Gloria became heiress to a four million dollar trust fund on her father's death when she was 2 years old.
She married, fourthly, in 1964, author Wyatt Emory Cooper; they had two sons, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper (1965-1988), and newsman Anderson Cooper (born 1967).
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 Vanderbilt
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.
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.
Josiah Hornblower, a descendant of the Vanderbilts and heir to the Vanderbilt/Whitney empire, is featured in a documentary called Born Rich about the experience of growing up as the heir to one of the world's greatest fortunes.
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 sedona legend helen frye
Vanderbilt left an estate of $10,770,907.19 gross and $10,004,587.85 net, according to the papers on file.
Vanderbilt left $80,000 to the Newport Hospital, Newport, R.I., and legacies of $50,000 each to the Society of St. Johnland and St. Bartholomew's Church.
Vanderbilt named her son, Cornelius Vanderbilt of 640 Fifth Avenue, as principal beneficiary.
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 Divas - The Site / Society Divas / Gloria Vanderbilt
The one protector Gloria might have had in Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt had already died and so she was left to stand on her own.
The problem was, even with all those supposedly brilliant financial people in the Whitney and Vanderbilt avis, no one bothered to educate the young woman on her massive inheritance.
Vanderbilt did exhaust all efforts to retrieve the funds and trustees of the New York Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection awarded her $300,000, the maximum it allows.
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 sedona legend helen frye
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.
Vanderbilt was represented in court by counsel, but nothing was offered in her behalf other than her plea for separate maintenance.
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 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875-1942) was a daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and married Harry Payne Whitney, wealthy son of a prominent New York attorney.
An accomplished sculptress, she won custody of her niece Gloria Vanderbilt in a widely publicized battle after the death of her brother Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt.
She was the mother of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney.
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 [CTRL] Cornelius Vanderbilt
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".
Vanderbilt finally hit a snag in 1867 when he attempted to gain control of the Erie Railroad, then in the hands of his old adversary, Daniel Drew.
Vanderbilt’s route was 600 miles and 2 days shorter to California and cheaper — he immediately slashed the prevailing fare of $600 to $400.
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 Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt: The Lusitania Resource
Vanderbilt was on his yacht with friend Thomas Slidell when they watched the Lusitania complete her maiden voyage to New York in September of 1907.
Vanderbilt's purpose in traveling on the Lusitania in May 1915 was to direct a meeting of the International Horse Breeders' Association.
Vanderbilt helped her put it on, but before he could finish securing it, the Lusitania took her final plunge and water enclosed them, separating the two.
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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.
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.
Reginald was born 1880 to Cornelius II and Alice Claypoole Gwynne Vanderbilt.
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt II at AllExperts
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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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