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Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), also known informally as "Commodore ... As one of the richest Americans in history and wealthiest figures overall, Vanderbilt was th...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt [1794-1877] ... Upon his death in 1877, at age 82, Cornelius Vanderbilt, also known as .... The Reader's Companion to American History.

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Sep 14, 2015 ... Cornelius Vanderbilt, (born May 27, 1794, Port Richmond, Staten Island, New York .... United States History - Biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Cornelius Vanderbilt at Encyclopedia. com. ... Vanderbilt, Cornelius. Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History | 2000 .

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Cornelius Vanderbilt who was famously known as the Commodore is also the best ... billion in today's dollars making him one of the richest Americans in history .

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Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt was in his 79th year when he decided to make the gift ... James H. Kirkland, the longest serving chancellor in university history ...

Cornelius Vanderbilt - United States American History

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The role of Cornelius Vanderbilt: Pioneer American Industrialist in the history of the United States of America.

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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles Knopf, 2009 400 pp., $17.50. The history of American philanthropy is deeply intertwined with ...

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Not much is known about the early history of the Vanderbilts in America. ... With $100 borrowed from his parents, Cornelius Vanderbilt purchased a periauger (a  ...

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Mar 5, 2016 ... Visit Biography.com and learn more about Cornelius Vanderbilt, railroad and shipping tycoon who amassed 19th century ... History & Culture.

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Cornelius Vanderbilt, the 'Commodore': the first of the robber barons. The Civil War broke his heart, but made his second fortune. Cornelius was born in 1794 on  ...

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It is Hollywood's loss that Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, the man who shortly .... of History at Vanderbilt, in Gone with the Ivy: A Biography of Vanderbilt ...