アルフレッド・グウィン・ヴァンダービルト（Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, 1877年10月20日 ニューヨーク - 1915年5月7日大西洋）は、アメリカ合衆国の富豪ヴァンダービルト家の相続人の1人。鉄道王コーネリアス・ヴァンダービルト（1世）の曾孫。ドイツ海軍の潜水艦「U-20」による船舶ルシタニア号沈没事件の犠牲者となった。
- ^ Vanderbilt, Arthur T., II (1989). Fortune's Children: The Fall of the House of Vanderbilt. New York: Morrow. ISBN 0-688-07279-8.
- ^ Preston, Diane (May 2002), Torpedoed! The Sinking of the Lusitania, Smithsonian Magazine, pp. 64–65
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Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, perhaps the most widely known man amongst those who were the victims of the sinking of the Lusitania by a German torpedo, left an estate valued at a little more than £5,000,000 (writes the Wellington Post's San Francisco correspondent).
At one time he had been in the neighbourhood of £9,000,000 but in his lifetime he gave away the difference between the two sums to his first wife, when she divorced him, and to his brother Cornelius.
The latter had been left a comparatively small legacy by his father because he married against his parent's wishes. All the members of the family united to make the legacy of Cornelius equal to that of the other children, and to this purpose Alfred Vanderbilt donated £1,120,000.
The second wife and widow of Alfred Vanderbilt receives about £1,600,000 under the will. She is one of the most beautiful women in America. Before her marriage to Mr Vanderbilt she was the wife of Dr Smith H. McKim, of Philadelphia.
She and Mr Vanderbilt became infatuated with each other. Both were married at the time. Two divorces were necessary to clear the way to their union.
Liberal provision is made in the will for the children of both marriages, but the second family get somewhat the larger share. There is no bequest in the will to any religious, charitable, or educational establishment.
|Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I|
|Born||October 20, 1877|
New York City, New York, United States
|Died||May 7, 1915 (aged 37)|
|Children||William Henry Vanderbilt III|
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, Jr.
George Washington Vanderbilt III
|Parent(s)||Cornelius Vanderbilt II (1843–1899)|
Alice Claypoole Gwynne (1845–1934)
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