Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt

Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt

Born 1880

Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt was a millionaire equestrian and the father of Gloria Vanderbilt. He was the founder and president of many equestrian organizations.

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1880 Birth Born in 1880.


1903 23 Years Old He was the youngest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, grandson of William Henry Vanderbilt, and great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt. He attended Yale University, but didn't graduate. In 1903 he married Kathleen Neilson. The couple had a daughter, Catherine, and were divorced in 1920.


1923 43 Years Old Vanderbilt remarried on March 6, 1923, to Gloria Morgan with whom he had a second daughter, fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt.He died in 1925 at Sandy Point Farm in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
1925 45 Years Old Died in 1925.
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