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Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877)

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    Posted: 10 Aug 2015 at 11:27
Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) started in business when he was 16 years old.     
He borrowed money, bought a boat and started as a ferryman between Staten Island and New York City.    
When he was nearly 70 years old he sold his ships and got into the railroad financing business.
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