American businessman, philanthropist, and tycoon
|Born||May 27, 1794|
|Died||January 4, 1877 (aged 82)|
New York City, U.S.
|Occupation||Railroad/Water transport businessman, philanthropist|
Vanderbilt was worth more then $100 million at the time of his death (equivalent to approximately $2.470453125×109 in 2019 dollars).
- "Commodore Vanderbilt's Life". New York Times. January 5, 1877.
- Klepper, Michael; Gunther, Michael (1996). The Wealthy 100: From Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates—A Ranking of the Richest Americans, Past and Present. Secaucus, New Jersey: Carol Publishing Group. p. xi. ISBN 978-0-8065-1800-8. OCLC 33818143.
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