William Van Horne

William Cornelius Van Horne (1843 - 1915)

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Sir William Cornelius Van Horne
Born in Chelsea, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Died in Royal Victoria hospital, Montreal, Île-de-Montréal, Quebec, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Apr 2016
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Categories: Persons of National Historic Significance.

Biography

William Van Horne was a railway builder and official, capitalist, and artist. He is best known as the principal builder of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

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Sir William Van Horne, builder of the Canadian Pacific Railway
Sir William Van Horne, builder of the Canadian Pacific Railway

Windmill at Covenhoven, Van Horne summer residence
Windmill at Covenhoven, Van Horne summer residence

C.P.R. locomotive on trestle
C.P.R. locomotive on trestle

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William is 26 degrees from Rosa Parks, 20 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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