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  2. Vanderbilt University - Wikipedia

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    Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy or VU) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.Founded in 1873, it was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1-million endowment in the hopes that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War.

  3. Cornelius Vanderbilt - Wikipedia

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), nicknamed "the Commodore", was an American business magnate who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. After working with his father's business, Vanderbilt worked his way into leadership positions in the inland water trade and invested in the rapidly growing railroad industry, effectively transforming the geography of the United States.

  4. Vanderbilt family - Wikipedia

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    The Vanderbilt family is an American family who gained prominence during the Gilded Age. Their success began with the shipping and railroad empires of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and philanthropy. Cornelius Vanderbilt's descendants went on to build grand mansions on Fifth Avenue in New York ...

  5. Anderson Cooper's inheritance from mom Gloria Vanderbilt is ...

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    Anderson Cooper is inheriting the bulk of his late mother, Gloria Vanderbilt's, fortune, but the monetary total of his inheritance is reportedly much less than estimates had predicted. Last week ...

  6. Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    15486. Area code (s) 724. Vanderbilt is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 476 at the 2010 census, down from 553 at the 2000 census. The town is named for the railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt. It is served by the Connellsville Area School District .

  7. Harold Stirling Vanderbilt - Wikipedia

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    Vanderbilt's private railroad car, New York Central 3, was renovated and has operated luxury charter trips at the rear of regularly-scheduled Amtrak and Via Rail Canada trains. Vanderbilt was inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame in 2011. He was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 2014. Publications

  8. Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt - Wikipedia

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    Early life. Vanderbilt was born in New York City, the third son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II (1843–1899) and Alice Claypoole Gwynne (1845–1934). His siblings were Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt (1869-1874), William Henry Vanderbilt II (1870–1892), Cornelius "Neily" Vanderbilt III (1873–1942), Gertrude Vanderbilt (1875–1942), Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880–1925) and Gladys Moore ...

  9. Vanderbilt Family Cemetery and Mausoleum - Wikipedia

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    The Vanderbilt mausoleum, designed by Richard Morris Hunt and constructed in 1885–1886, [2] is part of the family's private section within the cemetery. Their mausoleum is a replica of a Romanesque church in Arles, France. The landscaped grounds around the Vanderbilt mausoleum were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.