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Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt
  • Born in 1880 - Staten Island, Kings Co., NY
  • Deceased September 4, 1925 - New York, NY,aged 45 years old
  • Buried - Moravian Cem., New Dorp, Staten Island, NY
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Linked to: Timothy Michael Dowling, 13th cousin 3x removed
"Known as Reggie, he was the youngest son of American railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II and his wife Alice Claypoole Gwynne. He attended Yale University, where he acquired a reputation for dissipation?and no diploma.
His first wife, whom he married on April 14, 1903, was Cathleen Gebhard Neilson. They had a daughter, Cathleen, and were divorced in 1919. His second wife, whom he married in 1923, was Gloria Laura Mercedes Morgan. They had a daughter, Gloria Vanderbilt, who is the mother of journalist Anderson Cooper. By the time Reggie Vanderbilt met Gloria Morgan, he had already squandered the $7 million willed to him by his late father and was using up a $5 million trust set up for him by his grandfather.
A horse enthusiast, he lived at Sandy Point Farm, in Newport, Rhode Island and in 1917, founded the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF).
Reginald Vanderbilt died of liver failure due to alcohol abuse and was interred in the Vanderbilt family vault in the Moravian Cemetery at New Dorp on Staten Island, New York.
He left a $4 million Trust for Gloria to be administered by her mother but it caused a much publicized court case for the custody of his daughter with his sister, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney who eventually won custody in 1934."
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                                                                             _____|16_Cornelius Vanderbilt 1764-1832
                                                   _____|8_Cornelius Vanderbilt, Commodore 1794-1877
                                                  /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|17_Phebe Hand 1767-1854
                         _____|4_William Henry Vanderbilt 1821-1885
                        /                        \                          _____|18_Nathaniel Johnson 1765-
                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Sophia Johnson 1795-1868
                      /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|19_Elizabeth Simonson
|2_Cornelius Vanderbilt 1843-1899
|                    \                                                     _____|20_Peter Rutgers Kissam 1756-1799
|                     \                           _____|10_Samuel Kissam, Rev. 1796-1868
|                      \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|21_Deborah Townsend 1756-
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Maria Louisa Kissam 1821-1890
|                                                \                          _____|22_Archibald Hamilton Adams 1769-1811
|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Margaret Hamilton Adams 1796-1872
|                                                                           ¯¯¯¯¯|23_Maria McKinney 1777-1810
|--1_Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt 1880-1925
|                                                  _____|12_David Eli Gwynne 1786-1849
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|                       _____|6_Abraham Evan Gwynne 1821-1855
|                      /                        \                          _____|26_Abraham George Claypoole ca 1754-1827
|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Alice Ann Claypoole 1798-1822
|                    /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|27_Elizabeth Steele 1760-1818
|3_Alice Claypoole Gwynne 1845-1934
                      \                                                     _____|28_Henry Collins Flagg 1742-1801
                       \                           _____|14_Henry Collins Flagg 1792-1863
                        \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|29_Rachel Eleanor Moore 1757-1839
                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Rachel Moore Flagg 1822-1884
                                                  \                         _____|30_William Joseph Whiting 1760-1794
                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯|15_Martha Bassett Whiting 1792-1875
                                                                             ¯¯¯¯¯|31_Martha Lyman 1756-1829