Person:John Astor (5)

John Jacob Astor, IV
b.13 Jul 1864
d.15 Apr 1912
  1. Helen Schermerhorn Astor1855 - 1893
  2. Caroline Schemerhorn Astor1861 - 1948
  3. John Jacob Astor, IV1864 - 1912
m. 1 May 1891
  1. William Vincent Astor1891 - 1959
  2. Ava Alice Muriel AstorAbt 1902 - 1956
m. Sep 1911
  1. John Jacob Astor1912 - 1992
Facts and Events
Name John Jacob Astor, IV
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Jul 1864
Marriage 1 May 1891 to Ava Lowle Willing
Divorce 1909 from Ava Lowle Willing
Marriage Sep 1911 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United Statesto Madeleine Force
Death[1] 15 Apr 1912
Reference Number? Q430672?

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John Jacob "Jack" Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912) was an American businessman, real estate builder, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish–American War, and a prominent member of the Astor family.

Astor died in the sinking of RMS Titanic during the early hours of April 15, 1912. Astor was the richest passenger aboard the RMS Titanic and was thought to be among the richest people in the world at that time with a net worth of nearly $87 million when he died (equivalent to $ billion in ).

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