in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1548 words.
Vanderbilt, William Kissam (12 December 1849–22 July 1920), railroad capitalist and sportsman, was born on a farm near New Dorp, Staten Island, New York, the son of William Henry Vanderbilt...