Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt

About Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt

Who is it?: Millionaire, Equestrian
Birth Day: January 14, 1880
Birth Place: Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, United States
Cause of death: Cirrhosis due to alcoholism
Residence: 12 East 77th Street Sandy Point Farm
Education: Yale University
Occupation: Equestrian
Spouse(s): Cathleen Neilson (m. 1903; div. 1920) Gloria Morgan (m. 1923; his death 1925)
Children: Cathleen Vanderbilt Gloria Vanderbilt
Parent(s): Cornelius Vanderbilt II Alice Claypoole Gwynne
Family: Vanderbilt

Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt

Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt was born on January 14, 1880 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, United States, is Millionaire, Equestrian. Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt was an American millionaire and one of the leading equestrians of the country. He was a fourth generation member of the Vanderbilt family, also known as the American Royalty for their multimillion dollar railroad business started by his great grandfather Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt. Reginald himself was a renowned horseman and founded a number of equestrian organizations. He was the president of the National Horseshow association of America and the American Hackney Horse Society. During his lifetime, he had been known for his luxurious lifestyle, and in the decades following his death, he came to be known as the father of famous fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt. He is the maternal grandfather of Anderson Hays Cooper, a CNN television news anchor and the most famous descendant of the Vanderbilt family in the current times.
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As per our current Database, Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt has been died on September 4, 1925(1925-09-04) (aged 45)\nPortsmouth, Rhode Island, U.S..

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When Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt die, Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt was 45 years old.

Popular As Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt
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Age 45 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 14, 1880 (Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, United States)
Birthday January 14
Town/City Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, United States
Nationality United States

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Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

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Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Reginald was a grandson of william Henry Vanderbilt (1821–1885), and great-grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794–1877).


He attended Yale University, but did not graduate. His eldest brother, Cornelius Vanderbilt III (1873–1942), married Grace Wilson against his parents' wishes and was disinherited. Another elder brother, Alfred, inherited the bulk of the family fortune, though Reginald and several sisters also received some inheritance.


Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt was born on January 15, 1880, on Staten Island, New York. He was the youngest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II (1843–1899) and Alice Claypoole Gwynne (1845–1934). Among his siblings was Gertrude Vanderbilt (1875–1942), who married Harry Payne Whitney, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt (1877–1915), and Gladys Moore Vanderbilt (1886–1965), who married Count László Széchenyi.


In 1903, Reginald married Cathleen Neilson (1885–1927) at Parker Cottage in Newport, Rhode Island. She was the niece of Frederick Gebhard (c. 1860–1910), and the great-granddaughter of Thomas E. Davis, a prominent New York real estate developer. Before their divorce in 1920, the couple had one daughter:


Through his eldest daughter, Vanderbilt was the grandfather of Henry Cooke Cushing IV (1923–2000), who was married to Georgia Walters "Georgette Windsor" (b. 1924), Ruth Swift Dunbar (1932–2010), Rosalba Neri (b. 1939), and Laura Alvarez.


He died from cirrhosis due to alcoholism on September 4, 1925, at his country home, Sandy Point Farm, in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. In his will, he left the vast majority of his estate to his daughters with a residue to his widow, which was not to exceed $1,125,000 and his New York townhouse, located at 12 East 77th Street, and Sandy Point farm.


Through his daughter Gloria, Reginald is the maternal grandfather of Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski (b. 1950), who married Ivy Strick and Emily Goldstein (b 1964), Christopher Stokowski (b. 1952), Carter Vanderbilt Cooper (1965–1988), and Anderson Hays Cooper (b. 1967), the television news anchor.

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