William Kissam Vanderbilt II

American Industrialist , William Kissam Vanderbilt II.

1878-1944

 

 William was a motor racing enthusiast, yachts man and a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family. Known as "Willie K." until the passing of his father, William was born to a life of luxury. He was raised in Vanderbilt mansions, traveled to Europe frequently and sailed the globe on yachts owned by his father. He was a rich man's rich man and the content of this site is a testament to his "life of privilege".

 


 

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