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date: 19 August 2019

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, IIlocked

(27 November 1843–12 September 1899)
  • Barbara Bennett Peterson

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Vanderbilt, Cornelius, II (27 November 1843–12 September 1899), railroad executive and philanthropist, was born on his family's farm near New Dorp, Staten Island, New York, the son of William Henry Vanderbilt, a railroad magnate, and Maria Louisa Kissam Vanderbilt. He was the favorite grandson and namesake of the family patriarch, ...

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