Oliver Belmont

Congressman For New York
Born Nov 12, 1858
Hometown New York City
Died Jun 10, 1908
Death Place Hempstead (villag...

Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont was an American socialite and United States Representative from New York.

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1858 Birth Born in 1858.


1880 22 Years Old Belmont attended St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy on June 10, 1880.
1881 23 Years Old He was commissioned as a midshipman and served until June 1, 1881, when he resigned.
1882 24 Years Old In 1882, Oliver married Sara Swan Whiting, who was pregnant with his child, in Newport, but they divorced the same year. Natica was adopted by her stepfather, George Lockhart Rives and took his last name. She became a prominent New York socialite who was close friends with Alva Belmont. In 1907, she married Williams Proudfoot Burden, brother of James Abercrombie Burden, Jr. She died accidentally from gas lamp asphyxiation in 1908. … Read More


1896 38 Years Old On January 11, 1896 Belmont married Alva Vanderbilt, the ex-wife of William Kissam Vanderbilt. … Read More


1900 42 Years Old Belmont served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1900, and was elected as a Democrat from New York's 13th District to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1903).
1902 44 Years Old He was not a candidate for renomination in 1902.


1908 50 Years Old Oliver Belmont died on June 10, 1908 at his Brookholt estate in East Meadow, New York. … Read More
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