William K Vanderbilt

William Kissam Vanderbilt

  • American

Notable horse breeder - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Member Jekyll Island Club 1886 1902



Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1849/12/12 Maria Louisa Kissam, wife of William Henry Vanderbilt, gives birth to a son, William Kissam Vanderbilt, in New Dorp, Staten Island in New York. Born Miller Army Air Field Historic District New York City
1875/04/20 Alva Erskine Smith marries William Kissam Vanderbilt at Calvary Church Groom Calvary Church New York City Marriage of Alva Smith and William K Vanderbilt
1892/00/00 Vanderbilt summer cottage 1892 to 1919 Home Marble House Newport, RI
1895/11/06 William K Vanderbilt gives a dowry $2.5 million of railroad stock and cash, the Duke uses it to restore Blenheim Palace Father of the Bride Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire Marriage of Consuelo Vanderbilt and Charles Spencer-Churchill
1900/00/00 "Idle Hour" is built to be fire proof for William Vanderbilt. Home Idle Hour Islip, NY
1903/04/25 Mr William K Vanderbilt and Mrs Lewis M Rutherfurd marry at St Mark, North Audley Street, London Groom Church of St Mark's, Mayfair London Marriage of Anne Rutherfurd and William Vanderbilt
1905/00/00 The the stables are rebuilt for 150-horses and a stone water tower is erected on the banks of the River Seine for William Vanderbilt. Home Chateau Ephemere, Carrieres-sous-Poissy Carrieres-sous-Poissy, FR
1920/04/00 While attending the races at Auteuil, west of Paris, William K Vanderbilt suffers a heart attack. Health
1920/07/22 In the presence of his wife and his three children, William Kissam Vanderbilt dies at his townhouse, 10 rue Leroux, Paris. Died
1920/08/00 William Vanderbilt's remains are returned to New York. After where a private service in his residence at 660 Fifth Avenue (lost), Vanderbilt is buried in the private Vanderbilt Family Cemetery, New Dorp, Staten Island, adjacent to Moravian Cemetery. In Memoriam Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island New York City
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