Born May 27, 1794 (Port Richmond, New York)
Died January 4, 1877 (New York, New York)
When Cornelius Vanderbilt died in 1877, he le...
Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877), American steamship and railroad builder, executive, and promoter, transferred his attention from boating to railroads in his later years. He left an estate of almost ...