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  Whitney, Cornelius V.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameCornelius V. Whitney
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, New York , United States
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Born February 20, 1899
DiedDecember 13, 1992 (93 years)
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Feb 20, 2011 02:53pm
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InfoCornelius Vanderbilt Whitney was an American businessman, film producer, writer, and government official, as well as the owner of a leading stable of thoroughbred racehorses.

Born in Old Westbury, New York, he was the son of the wealthy and socially prominent Harry Payne Whitney (1870–1932) and Gertrude Vanderbilt (1875–1942). As a scion of both the Whitney and Vanderbilt families, he inherited a substantial fortune. However, Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney proved to be a very capable businessman, using his connections to make investments that played an important role in the development of the American economy.


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Father Harry Payne Whitney 1872-1930
Grandfather William Collins Whitney 1841-1904
Great-Grandfather James S. Whitney 1811-1878
Grand Uncle Henry M. Whitney 1839-1923
Uncle William Payne Whitney 1876-1927
1st Cousin John Hay Whitney 1904-1982
Mother Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney 1875-1942
Grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt II 1843-1899
Great-Grandfather William Henry Vanderbilt 1821-1885
Uncle Alfred G. Vanderbilt 1877-1915
1st Cousin William H. Vanderbilt 1901-1981

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