Cornelius Vanderbilt


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Noun1.Cornelius Vanderbilt - United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)Cornelius Vanderbilt - United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
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Caption: New York National Guard Colonel Cornelius Vanderbilt, the commander of the 22nd Engineers leads his men during the parade of the 27th Division on August 30, 1917 in New York City.
Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt chair in pediatrics at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
In 1869, Cornelius Vanderbilt employed him to design the first Grand Central Depot, which was intended to serve as the main passenger terminal for New York City.
It was not until rival Cornelius Vanderbilt forced the issue in the courts, by illegally operating a steamboat of his own between New York and New Jersey, that the Supreme Court finally struck down Fulton's monopoly.
The 70 room "cottage" was built by industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt II in 1893
With its handsome cover featuring the Flatiron Building and a full-page photo of the Cornelius Vanderbilt mansion facing the introduction, this is a book that cheerfully joins in the celebration.
Yet, hyperbole aside, he changed America - not, say, as individual Americans like Cornelius Vanderbilt, John Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J.
What made Tennessee Celeste Claflin (1845-1923) so beguiling that the richest man in America, Cornelius Vanderbilt, fell completely in love with her?
Cornelius Vanderbilt II, railroad magnate and Grand Hotel investor (1888)
Deadline for the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship Program, given to students with outstanding academic achievement and strong community leadership, and the Chancellor's Scholarship, for students with significant interest in issues of diversity education, tolerance and social justice, is Dec.
First stop was The Breakers - the summer residence of railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II.
Frederick William Vanderbilt, grandson of business tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, created the hotel's concept.

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