William Cornelius Van Horne

William Cornelius Van Horne bio

Birth Name: William Cornelius Van Horne

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Illinois

Date Of Birth: February 3, 1843

Date Of Death: September 11, 1915

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Cornelius Van Horne was born on the 3rd of February, 1843. He was known for being a Entrepreneur. Businessman and railroad pioneer who greatly expanded the Canadian railway system.

William Cornelius Van Horne was born in Illinois. He worked on the railroads for Michigan Central Railway and Chicago and Alton Railway. He was appointed the Canadian Pacific Railway’s general manager in 1882. He was one of the first to acquire French Impressionist artwork in Canada.

William Cornelius Van Horne was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Cornelius Van Horne was born in 1840s.

William Cornelius Van Horne is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Cornelius Van Horne’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Cornelius Van Horne’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Cornelius Van Horne was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: William Cornelius Van Horne
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: William Cornelius Van Horne was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: William Cornelius Van Horne was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: William Cornelius Van Horne had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

William Cornelius Van Horne’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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