How Did Cornelius Vanderbilt Spend His Money?

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Cornelius Vanderbilt spend a lot of his money buying stock in the Erie Railway. He also donated $1 million dollars to the now Vanderbilt University and $50,000 dollars on a church. When he died in 1877 he was wroth $100 million dollars.
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Cornelius Vanderbilt mainly spent his money on philanthropic ventures.
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He donated $50,000 to the Church of Strangers in New York City and 1 million to Nashville Central University which is now called Vanderbilt University.
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He spent alot of his money on libraries, schools and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. He also invested in railroads, oil derricks and bridges.
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Wonderfully. He was the originator of coffee breaks and gave christmas bonuses regularly.
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