A genont:informationresource, genont:contenttypegenericresource schema:about # commodore : the life of cornelius vanderbilt schema:datemodified 2018-03-11 void:indataset . Cornelius vanderbilt was born in staten island, new york on may 27, 1794 to cornelius van derbilt and phebe hand he began working on his father's ferry in new york harbor as a boy, quitting school at the age of 11 at the age of 16, vanderbilt decided to start his own ferry service.
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A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism founder of a dynasty, builder of the original grand central, creator of an impossibly vast fortune, cornelius commodore vanderbilt is an american icon humbly born on staten island during george washington's presidency, he. Shipping and railroad tycoon cornelius vanderbilt (1794-1877) was a self-made multi-millionaire who became one of the wealthiest americans of the 19th century as a boy, he worked with his father, who operated a boat that ferried cargo between staten island, new york, where they lived, and manhattan. “commodore” cornelius vanderbilt cornelius vanderbilt biography by david floyd cornelius vanderbilt: early life and education.Download