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  2. 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.

  3. Cornelius Vanderbilt - Biography, Children & Facts - HISTORY

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) was a shipping and railroad tycoon, and a self-made multi-millionaire who became one of the wealthiest Americans of the 19th century.

  4. Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship | Scholarships | Vanderbilt ...

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    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.

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  6. Scholarships | Vanderbilt University

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship December 1, 2022 Learn more » Chancellor's Scholarship December 1, 2022 Learn more » Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships. PMB 407810 2309 West End Avenue Nashville, TN 37240-7810 Tel: (615) 322-3591 Fax: (615) 343-8512 . E-mail: scholarships@vanderbilt.edu

  7. The Vanderbilts: How American Royalty Lost Their Crown Jewels

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    Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt started the family business by borrowing $100 from his mother and piloting a passenger boat on Staten Island in 1810. He expanded into steamboats and then went on ...

  8. Overview & Philosophy Vanderbilt uses a holistic admissions process — we do not employ cutoffs for standardized testing or grade point averages. Rather we look for students who have demonstrated strong academic skills and intellectual curiosity, and who have engaged in activities outside the classroom that have nurtured their growth as leaders. Most successful applicants […]

  9. Gloria Vanderbilt leaves almost everything to Anderson Cooper

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    Gloria Vanderbilt’s will says eldest son Leopold “Stan” Stokowski will get her Midtown pad in a co-op at 30 Beekman Place, but “all the rest” of her property goes to the CNN host.

  10. Vanderbilt also awards specific scholarships to qualified students residing in Houston, Texas, and selected counties in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. To ensure consideration for these awards, students must apply for admission to Vanderbilt and should also complete the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship application.

  11. James Vanderbilt - Wikipedia

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    Early life. A member of the Vanderbilt family of New York, James Vanderbilt is the son of Alison Campbell (née Platten) and Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III. His paternal great-grandfather Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Sr. died on the RMS Lusitania in the 1915 sinking, his paternal grandfather, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr., once chaired the New York Racing Association, and his maternal grandfather ...