The first son of William H. Vanderbilt, Cornelius succeeded to the Chairmanship of the New York Central and Hudson River and the Michigan Central Railroads. Upon his father's death, he came to be regarded as the head of the family and the chief director of its railroad empire . He constructed "The Breakers" in Newport, Rhode Island and contributed greatly to numerous philanthropic endeavors.


Joliet & Northern Indiana Rr Co. Stock Signed By Cornelius Vanderbilt As Vice President.

1882, Indiana. Stock certificate for 4 shares. Black. Signed as Vice President by Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. (1843-1899). Railroad executive. The first son of William H. Vanderbilt. Damp staining at lower right corner, overall fine. Red ink and hole punch cancelled with the latter lightly affecting Vanderbilt's signature.
Catalog: # SB-4180
State: Indiana
Topic: Famous People on Stocks and Bonds
Price: $295.00

State Of New York Loan For Canal Improvement Issued To Cornelius Vanderbilt For Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

1926, New York. $1,000 “Loan for Canal Improvement” bond bearing 4% interest. Brown/Black. Engraved vignette of the state seal. Issued to: United States Trust Company of New York as Successor Trustee under the 11th Article of the Will of Cornelius Vanderbilt for Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.
Catalog: # SB-3325
State: New York
Topic: Famous People on Stocks and Bonds
Price: $49.00