George Washington Vanderbilt II

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George Washington Vanderbilt II
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Born14 November 1862(1862-11-14)
New Dorp, Staten Island, New York
Died6 Mairch 1914(1914-03-06) (aged 51)
Washington, D.C.
Kent forawned Biltmore Estate
Hauf-marrae(s)Edith Stuyvesant Dresser
(m. 1898; his daith 1914)
ChilderCornelia Stuyvesant Vanderbilt
ParentsWilliam Henry Vanderbilt
Maria Louisa Kissam
RelativesGeorge Henry Vanderbilt Cecil (grandson)
William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil (grandson)
FaimilyVanderbilt

George Washington Vanderbilt II (November 14, 1862 – Mairch 6, 1914) wis an airt collector an member o the prominent Vanderbilt faimily, that amassed a huge fortune throu steamboats, railweys, an various business enterprises.[1] He biggit a 250-room mansion, the lairgest preevatly-awned hame in the Unitit States, that he named Biltmore Estate.

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  1. "G. W. Vanderbilt Dies Suddenly. Seemed to be Recovering from Operation for Appendicitis When Heart Failed". New York Times. March 7, 1914. Retrieved 2011-04-21. George Washington Vanderbilt of New York died suddenly this afternoon at his Washington residence, 1,612 K Street. With him at the time were Mrs. Vanderbilt and their thirteen-year-old daughter, Miss Cornelia S. Vanderbilt.