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Cornelius vanderbilt (1794-1877) cornelius vanderbilt (may 27, 1794 - january 4, 1877) was a us entrepreneur who built his wealth in shipping and railroads and is the patriarch of the vanderbilt family. Cornelius vanderbilt was an american business tycoon and philanthropist this biography of cornelius vanderbilt provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Vanderbilt, rockefeller, and jay gould built homes that represented both their urban-based wealth and their ability to retreat from the world of capitalist hustle the same river that helped build fortunes when used as a conduit for commerce and tourism could, at the same time, be seen as an oasis, as a site apart from modern life. A superficial accounting of the success of mrs cornelius vanderbilt as a social leader is sure to be followed by the explanation that she has behind her the vanderbilt name and the vanderbilt millions.
Vanderbilt's legacy undoubtedly came at a cost as the railway corporations boomed, so did credit, and it moved swiftly down the tracks to the nation as a whole a wall street crash in 1873 wrecked the economy for five years—though vanderbilt, of. Bio: cornelius vanderbilt, also known by the sobriquet commodore, was an american industrialist and philanthropist who built his wealth in shipping and railroads he was also the patriarch of the vanderbilt family and one of the richest americans in history. The first vanderbilt to appear is the founder of the vanderbilt family clan cornelius vanderbilt (1794 -1877) was the founder of the vanderbilt family and the new york central railroad system he was known as the commodore, or commodore cornelius vanderbilt.
Cornelius vanderbilt, a man with great power and great wealth ever since he turned 11 he was always involved in his father's businesses his enormous success was the effect of enormous businesses perhaps one of the most famous stories of rags to riches. Trusts & monopolies tarbell's book also contained portraits and profiles of other leading industrialists, such as cornelius vanderbilt. Cornelius vanderbilt was one of the richest americans in history and built two transportation empires in shipping and railroads he donated a warship, the vanderbilt, to abraham lincoln and helped bring success for the union navy.
Cornelius vanderbilt was born in staten island, new york on may 27, 1794 to cornelius van derbilt and phebe hand he began working on his father's ferry in new york harbor as a boy, quitting school at the age of 11. Cornelius vanderbilt find this pin and more on ap us history by clgould2 cornelius nickname as the commodore because of his early successes in the marine.
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