George Washington Vanderbilt II

George Washington Vanderbilt II (November 14, 1862 – Mairch 6, 1914) wis an airt collector an member o the prominent Vanderbilt faimily, that amassed a huge fortune throu steamboats, railweys, an various business enterprises.[1] He biggit a 250-room mansion, the lairgest preevatly-awned hame in the Unitit States, that he named Biltmore Estate.

George Washington Vanderbilt II
Born14 November 1862(1862-11-14)
New Dorp, Staten Island, New York
Died6 Mairch 1914(1914-03-06) (aged 51)
Washington, D.C.
Kent forawned Biltmore Estate
Hauf-marrae(s)Edith Stuyvesant Dresser
(m. 1898; his daith 1914)
ChilderCornelia Stuyvesant Vanderbilt
ParentsWilliam Henry Vanderbilt
Maria Louisa Kissam
RelativesGeorge Henry Vanderbilt Cecil (grandson)
William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil (grandson)


  1. "G. W. Vanderbilt Dies Suddenly. Seemed to be Recovering from Operation for Appendicitis When Heart Failed". New York Times. March 7, 1914. Retrieved 2011-04-21. George Washington Vanderbilt of New York died suddenly this afternoon at his Washington residence, 1,612 K Street. With him at the time were Mrs. Vanderbilt and their thirteen-year-old daughter, Miss Cornelia S. Vanderbilt.