William Cornelius Van Horne Photo

William Cornelius Van Horne

Born: Feb 3, 1843

Death: Sep 11, 1915

Birthplace: Frankfort

Nationality: Canada

William Cornelius Van Horne

Date of Birth : Feb 3, 1843
Date of Death : Sep 11, 1915
Birth Place : Frankfort

Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, KCMG succeeded Lord Mount Stephen as President of Canadian Pacific Railway in 1888. He was a prominent member of the Whitney syndicate that created the Cuba Railroad Company, incorporated at Trenton, New Jersey, in 1900 with a capitalization of $8,000,000. He lived at the Van Horne Mansion in Montreal's Golden Square Mile.

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