Vanderbilt sentence example
In the neighbourhood is a model village, with an elementary school, an industrial school for whites, a hospital and a church, maintained by Mr Vanderbilt.
He became second vice-president of the New York Central & Hudson river in 1869 and was its president in 1885-1898, and in 1898 was made chairman of the board of directors of the Vanderbilt system.
Cornelius Vanderbilt was for several years the proprietor of the Bellona Hotel of New Brunswick, now a tenement house.
In the western part of the city is Vanderbilt University.
Vanderbilt and Cornelius Vanderbilt, gave to the university about $820,000.Advertisement
However, they perfectly complemented the queenly role that Alva envisaged for herself, and also the Vanderbilt servants in livery.
The 70-room mansion, built between 1893 and 1895, was once the summer home of industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt II.
Mr. Lorillard sold the property to Vanderbilt, who, with the help of architect Richard Morris Hunt, built the current mansion for the astronomical sum of $7 million.
The high-maintenance property was leased to the Preservation Society of Rhode Island in 1948 by Vanderbilt's youngest child for $1 per year, with the provision that the family could live on the third floor, if desired.
Descendents of Mr. Vanderbilt still summer at the mansion, hidden above the flocks of visitors.Advertisement
Most of the furniture at the estate is original and still belongs to the Vanderbilt family.
He is the son of writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt.
He is close with Vanderbilt, and in 2007, interviewed her about Mother's Day.
Born in 1967, Anderson Cooper enjoyed the privileged life of being the son of heiress Gloria Vanderbilt and writer Wyatt Emory Cooper.
For conservative environments, try a no-frills tote like Vanderbilt; it features plenty of spacious pockets to hold small items with ease, and wears well with a professional wardrobe.Advertisement
They disbanded their groups when they went their separate ways for college - Saliers to Tulane and Ray to Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt, its 125,000 acres constituting what is probably the finest country place in the United States.
The University block (an office building owned by Syracuse University), the Union Building, the Onondaga county savings bank and the Syracuse savings bank are among the most notable business structures; and the Onondaga, the Vanderbilt House and the Yates and St Cloud hotels are the principal hotels.
Vanderbilt in 1866 became attorney for the New York & Harlem railway, in 1869 was appointed attorney of the newly consolidated New York Central & Hudson river railway, of which he soon became a director, and in 1875 was made general counsel for the entire Vanderbilt system of railways.
Cooper's father died during open heart surgery in 1978, and about 10 years later, his older brother, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, committed suicide by jumping from the 14th-floor of his mother's New York City penthouse apartment.Advertisement