BirthdayMay 27, 1794

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Cornelius Vanderbilt

    Full name: Cornelius Vanderbilt
    Also known as: Vanderbilt, Cornelius, Cornelius Vanderbilt
    Professions: American businessman, philanthropist, and tycoon
    Occupation: Railroad/Water transport businessman, philanthropist

  2. Cornelius Vanderbilt Death information

    Died: Thursday, 4th of January, 1877 (Age: 82)

  3. Cornelius Vanderbilt Biography

    Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), also known by the sobriquet Commodore, was an American business magnate and philanthropist who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. He was also the patriarch of the Vanderbilt family and one of the richest Americans in history. He provided the initial gift to found Vanderbilt University, which is named in his honor.

  4. Cornelius Vanderbilt Family

    Spouse: Frank Armstrong Crawford Vanderbilt
    Childrens: * Phebe Jane Vanderbilt, * Ethelinda Vanderbilt, * Eliza Vanderbilt, * William Henry Vanderbilt, * Emily Almira Vanderbilt, * Sophia Johnson Vanderbilt, * Maria Louisa Vanderbilt, * Frances Lavinia Vanderbilt, * Cornelius Jeremiah Vanderbilt, * George W. Vanderbilt, * Mary Alicia Vanderbilt, * Catherine Juliette Vanderbilt, * George Washington Vanderbilt
    Parents: * Cornelius van Derbilt, * Phebe Hand

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