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William H. Vanderbilt

AKA William Henry Vanderbilt III

Born: 24-Nov-1901
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 14-Apr-1981
Location of death: Williamstown, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Rhode Island, 1939-41

Military service: US Navy (WWI and WWII)

Father: Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt (b. 20-Oct-1877, d. 7-May-1915 on the Lusitania)
Mother: Ellen French
Wife: Emily O'Neil Davies (one child)
Wife: Anne Gordon Colby (three children)
Wife: Helen Cummings Cook

    High School: St. George's School, Middletown, RI
    High School: Evans School, Mesa, AZ
    University: Princeton University (dropped out)
    Administrator: Board of Visitors, US Naval Academy, Annapolis
    Administrator: Trustee, Vanderbilt University

    Governor of Rhode Island (1939-41)
    Rhode Island State Senate (1929-35)


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