Consuelo Vanderbilt's first cousins and the sons of her Uncle Cornelius Vanderbilt II: Cornelius Vanderbilt III, Reginald C. Vanderbilt, William Henry Vanderbilt II and Alfred G. Vanderbilt.

Consuelo Vanderbilt's first cousins and the sons of her Uncle Cornelius Vanderbilt II: Cornelius Vanderbilt III, Reginald C. Vanderbilt, William Henry Vanderbilt II and Alfred G. Vanderbilt who had Great Camp Sagamore

640 Fifth Ave. | The Great Hall in the Vanderbilt townhouse New York City. At center is the 9-foot malachite vase given by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia to Count Nicholas Demidoff, and acquired by William Henry Vanderbilt for this house in 1880.

640 Fifth Ave. The Great Hall in the Vanderbilt townhouse New York City. At center is the malachite vase given by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia to Count Nicholas Demidoff, and acquired by William Henry Vanderbilt for this house in

Bronze door entrance to the American Gilded Age - NYC mansion of, socialite William Henry Vanderbilt. It was located at, 640-642 Fifth Ave. ~  {cwlyons} ~ (Original image from:  "Mr. Vanderbilt's House and Collection", c.1883).

Entrance and bronze doors, from the William Henry Vanderbilt - Gilded Age, NYC mansion. ~ Original image from: "Mr. Vanderbilt's House and Collection", ~~ {cwl}

William Henry Vanderbilt

Gloria's great-grandfather, William Henry Vanderbilt was a railroad magnate who doubled his family's fortune. He is the son of Cornelius Vanderbilt

Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880–1925)  American millionaire equestrian & the founder & president of many equestrian organizations. He was the youngest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II & Alice Claypoole Gwynne. Reginald was a grandson of William Henry Vanderbilt, & great-grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. In 1903 he married Cathleen Neilson & divorced in 1920. Reginald remarried in 1923 to Gloria Morgan with whom he had a daughter, fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt

Reginald "Reggie" C. Vanderbilt, son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, father of Gloria Vanderbilt and first cousin of Consuelo Vanderbilt.

Mary Louisa Kissam wife of William Henry Vanderbilt.  They had eight children, the eldest was Cornelius Vanderbilt II, the great-grendfather of Anderson Cooper.

Mrs William Henry Vanderbilt (Maria Louisa Kissam) by artist John Singer Sargent (c. Mother of Cornelius II, who built The Breakers, and William K., who built Marble House.

Mrs. William Henry Vanderbilt, 1888 by John Singer Sargent. Realism. portrait. Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC, US

William Henry Vanderbilt, 1888 by John Singer Sargent. Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC, US

William Henry Vanderbilt.  Fourth child and eldest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Married Mary Louisa Kissam with whom he had eight children, the oldest was Cornelius Vanderbilt II, grandfather of Gloria Vanderbilt Cooper.

Fourth child and eldest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Married Mary Louisa Kissam with whom he had eight children, the oldest was Cornelius Vanderbilt II, grandfather of Gloria Vanderbilt Cooper.

William Henry Vanderbilt, II (1870 - 1892) - Find A Grave Photo died of typhoid fever

William Henry Vanderbilt, II - - Find A Grave Photo died of typhoid fever

Rhode Island Gov William Henry Vanderbilt at the Newport Horse Show. He was Consuelo Vanderbilt's first cousin once removed, the son of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt.

Rhode Island Gov William Henry Vanderbilt at the Newport Horse Show. He was Consuelo Vanderbilt's first cousin once removed, the son of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt.

William Henry Vanderbilt, 1821-1885

Frederick Law Olmsted was hired by the Vanderbilt Family to landscape the grounds.

The Vanderbilt Triple Palace: 640 and 660 Fifth Avenue and 2 West 52nd Street: Demolished b.) 1882 o.) given to Willian H Vanderbilt's daughters

A Guide to the Gilded Age Mansions of 5th Avenue's Millionaire Row

The Vanderbilt Triple Palace: 640 and 660 Fifth Avenue and 2 West Street: Demolished b.) 1882 o.) given to Willian H Vanderbilt's daughters

Alice Vanderbilt Shepard (grandaughter of William Henry Vanderbilt), 1888, by John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent Alice Vanderbilt Shepard, 1888 Oil on canvas Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

Interior of William Henry Vanderbilt Home.

In while construction was underway on his massive triple house in New York, millionaire William Henry Vanderbilt was out in Europe .

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