Cornelius Vanderbilt Rank
About Cornelius Vanderbilt
Cornelius Vanderbilt was an American industrialist most famously known for building the New York Central Railroad. He is also well-known for his influence and involvement, direct or indirect, in several other railroad systems such as the New York and Harlem Railroad, the Hudson River Railroad, the Michigan Central Railroad, and the West Shore Railroad. Before becoming the railroad business magnate, he also found success in the steamboat and steamship business, with his largest unit aptly named the Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt is also known for his generosity. His most notable act was handing out the fund that would eventually be used to build Vanderbilt University.
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Famous quotes by Cornelius Vanderbilt
I don't care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead.Cornelius Vanderbilt
If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.Cornelius Vanderbilt
Cornelius Vanderbilt's Popularity
Cornelius Vanderbilt was a famous American businessman, who was born on May 27, 1794. As a person born on this date, Cornelius Vanderbilt is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (May 27).
People born on May 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Cornelius Vanderbilt is the 450th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Cornelius Vanderbilt's birthday, Cornelius Vanderbilt is the 3101st most famous American and ranks 5th in famous people born in Staten Island, New York, U.S.
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