Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880–1925) American millionaire equestrian & the founder & president of many equestrian organizations. He was the youngest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II & Alice Claypoole Gwynne. Reginald was a grandson of William Henry Vanderbilt, & great-grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. In 1903 he married Cathleen Neilson & divorced in 1920. Reginald remarried in 1923 to Gloria Morgan with whom he had a daughter, fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt

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Gloria's great-grandfather, William Henry Vanderbilt was a railroad magnate who doubled his family's fortune. He is the son of Cornelius Vanderbilt

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William Henry Vanderbilt. Fourth child and eldest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Married Mary Louisa Kissam with whom he had eight children, the oldest was Cornelius Vanderbilt II, grandfather of Gloria Vanderbilt Cooper.

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Mrs William Henry Vanderbilt (Maria Louisa Kissam) by artist John Singer Sargent (c. 1888). Among other Vanderbilt's, Sargent also painted the official family portrait of the 9th Duke of Marlborough with Consuelo (Vanderbilt), Duchess of Marlborough Vanderbilt, and their two sons John, Marquess of Blandford and Lord Ivor.

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Consuelo Vanderbilt's first cousins and the sons of her Uncle Cornelius Vanderbilt II: Cornelius Vanderbilt III, Reginald C. Vanderbilt, William Henry Vanderbilt II and Alfred G. Vanderbilt.

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William Henry Vanderbilt’s art gallery. Located at 640 Fifth Avenue, in his Gilded Age NYC mansion. Vanderbilt would open his home to visitors to see his private two-story art gallery. He had a entrance to his mansion on 51st Street, where the public could enter, the mansion. His first reception on March, c.1882, was attended by 2,500 invited guests, men only. Over the next two years, he gave the public the opportunity to view his paintings, in his art gallery. {CWL}

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William Henry Vanderbilt, II (1870 - 1892) - Find A Grave Photo died of typhoid fever

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Bronze door entrance, to the William Henry Vanderbilt - American Gilded Age era - NYC mansion. It was located at, 640-642 Fifth Ave. ~ {cwl} ~ (Original image from: "Mr. Vanderbilt's House and Collection", c.1883).

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