Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt was born 20 October 1877 in New York City, New York, United States to Cornelius Vanderbilt (1843-1899) and Alice Claypoole Gwynne (1845-1934) and died 7 May 1915 at the Sinking of the RMS Lusitania of drowned at sea. He married Ellen French (1879-1948) 11 January 1901 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. He married Margaret Emerson (1884-1960) 17 December 1911 in London, England, United Kingdom. Ancestors are from the United States.


Offspring of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and Ellen French (1879-1948)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Henry Vanderbilt (1901-1981)

Offspring of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and Margaret Emerson (1884-1960)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt (1912-1999)
George Washington Vanderbilt (1913-1961)


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  • A scandal erupted in April 1908 after Elsie filed for divorce, alleging adultery with Agnes O'Brien Ruíz, the wife of the Cuban attaché in Washington, D. C.. The publicity ultimately led Agnes Ruíz to commit suicide in 1909. [Wikipedia]

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