John Astor III

John Jacob Astor III (1822 - 1890)

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John Jacob Astor III
Born in New York City, New York County, New York, United Statesmap
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Died in Manhattan, New York County, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Apr 2014
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John Jacob III became the wealthiest member of the Astor family in his generation and the founder of the English branch of the Astor family. His younger brother businessman William Backhouse Astor, Jr. (1829–1892) was the patriarch of the male line of American Astors.


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John Astor III, 1890
John Astor III, 1890

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On 29 Mar 2016 at 03:53 GMT Donnie Blackstone wrote:

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