Cornelius vanderbilt (may 27, 1794 – january 4, 1877), also known by the sobriquet commodore, was an american entrepreneur who built his wealth in shipping and railroads and was the patriarch of the vanderbilt family. Cornelius vanderbilt was born on may 27, 1794 on staten island he belonged to a very poor family and his father earned his living by providing low level. View the profiles of people named vanderbilt cornelius join facebook to connect with vanderbilt cornelius and others you may know facebook gives people. Cornelius vanderbilt (mey 27, 1794 – januar 4, 1877), an aa kent informally as commodore vanderbilt, wis an american business magnate an. Department of history, vanderbilt university, 2301 vanderbilt place, pmb 351802, nashville, tn 37235 for ups and fedex deliveries: benson hall room 227.
Cornelius vanderbilt was an american business tycoon and philanthropist this biography of cornelius vanderbilt provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. The vanderbilt family is an american family of dutch origin that was prominent during the gilded agetheir success began with the shipping and railroad empires of cornelius vanderbilt, and the family expanded into various other areas of. Cornelius vanderbilt, known as the commodore, amassed a huge fortune in 19th century america after starting out with one boat in new york harbor. One of vanderbilt’s sons-in-law, needing $50,000 to set up a business, approached the commodore for the loan the old man inquired how much he expected to.
Cornelius vanderbilt was not only a robber baron, he was the first robber baron, according to history a robber baron is an individual who acquires wealth in a. Cornelius vanderbilt jr was born on april 30, 1898 in new york city, new york, usa as cornelius vanderbilt iv he was a writer and cinematographer,. The cornelius vanderbilt ii house was a mansion built in 1883 at 1 west 57th street in new york cityit was sold in 1926 and demolished. Cornelius vanderbilt scholarship mission and history the cornelius vanderbilt scholarship began in 2007 with a gift from the sartain lanier family foundation of atlanta designated to unite and strengthen vanderbilt’s existing full-tuition academic merit scholarships under the aegis of a coordinated and cohesive scholarship.
Cornelius vanderbilt reçut une médaille d'or du gouvernement américain pour avoir fait don de son bateau à vapeur le ss vanderbilt durant la guerre de sécession à. Cornelius vanderbilt (27 května 1794 staten island – 4 ledna 1877 new york) byl americký průmyslník a filantrop holandského původu patřil k. Cornelius vanderbilt (may 27, 1794– january 4, 1877), also known by the sobriquet commodore, was an american entrepreneur he built his wealth in shipping and railroads and was the patriarch of the vanderbilt family. Cornelius vanderbilt (født i 1794, død i 1877), med kælenavnet commodore, var en skibsreder og entreprenør som opbyggede en enorm formue på dampskibstrafik og. Explore michelle sison's board cornelius vanderbilt ii house - 1 west 57th st george brown post 1882 on pinterest | see more ideas about cornelius vanderbilt, gilded age and new york city.
Six tycoons: the lives of john jacob astor, cornelius vanderbilt, andrew carnegie, john d rockefeller, henry ford and joseph p kennedy nov 10, 2009. Cornelius vanderbilt was one of america’s richest men in the second half of the 19th century he started in business when he was 16 years old — he borrowed money, bought a boat and started as a ferryman between staten island and new york city. Cornelius vanderbilt whitney: cornelius vanderbilt whitney, american businessman who turned inherited wealth and a variety of interests into significant achievements in business and public service. Industrial/commercial leader upon his death in 1877, at age 82, cornelius vanderbilt, also known as commodore vanderbilt, was the wealthiest man in the united states and probably the greatest of the nineteenth century railroad barons.
“commodore” cornelius vanderbilt (1794-1877) was born into a poor family and quit school at age 11, but his shrewd – some would say ruthless – approach to business allowed him to consolidate significant control over the country’s shipping and rail lines. Cornelius vanderbilt born: 27-may-1794 birthplace: staten island, ny died: 4-jan-1877 location of death: new york city cause of death: unspecified remains: buried, moravian cemet i have been insane on the subject of moneymaking all my life the american capitalist cornelius vanderbilt was born near stapleton, staten island. Cornelius vanderbilt was a classic market entrepreneur (using folsom’s terminology) and an agent of creative destruction – a true schumpeteran entrepreneur.
This is a biography of cornelius vanderbilt he was one of the richest men in america click on the pages on the right sidebar. The vanderbilt family is an american family of dutch origin who gained prominence during the gilded agetheir success began with the shipping and railroad empires of cornelius vanderbilt, and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and philanthropy.
Vanderbilt era el cuarto de nueve hijos de cornelius vanderbilt y phebe hand, cuya modesta familia vivía en port richmond, en staten island (ciudad de nueva york) su cuarto abuelo (padre de su tatarabuelo), jan aertson, era un granjero holandés de la villa de de bilt en la provincia de utrecht, que emigró a nueva Ámsterdam (actual nueva. Ancestry cornelius vanderbilt's great-great-great-grandfather, jan aertson, was a dutch farmer from the village of de bilt in utrecht, the netherlands, who immigrated to new york as an indentured servant in 1650. Cornelius vanderbilt who was famously known as the commodore is also the best remembered railroad tycoon creating the nyc lines through shrewd business tactics.