William Henry Vanderbilt. Fourth child and eldest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Married Mary Louisa Kissam with whom he had eight children, the oldest was Cornelius Vanderbilt II, grandfather of Gloria Vanderbilt Cooper.
Mrs William Henry Vanderbilt (Maria Louisa Kissam) by artist John Singer Sargent (c. 1888). Among other Vanderbilt's, Sargent also painted the official family portrait of the 9th Duke of Marlborough with Consuelo (Vanderbilt), Duchess of Marlborough Vanderbilt, and their two sons John, Marquess of Blandford and Lord Ivor.
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880–1925) American millionaire equestrian & the founder & president of many equestrian organizations. He was the youngest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt II & Alice Claypoole Gwynne. Reginald was a grandson of William Henry Vanderbilt, & great-grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. In 1903 he married Cathleen Neilson & divorced in 1920. Reginald remarried in 1923 to Gloria Morgan with whom he had a daughter, fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt
640 Fifth Ave. | The Great Hall in the Vanderbilt townhouse New York City. At center is the 9-foot malachite vase given by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia to Count Nicholas Demidoff, and acquired by William Henry Vanderbilt for this house in 1880.