Person:William Astor (7)

William Backhouse Astor, Jr.
d.25 Apr 1892 Paris, France
  1. John Jacob Astor, III1822 - 1890
  2. William Backhouse Astor, Jr.1829 - 1892
  1. Helen Schermerhorn Astor1855 - 1893
  2. Caroline Schemerhorn Astor1861 - 1948
  3. John Jacob Astor, IV1864 - 1912
Facts and Events
Name William Backhouse Astor, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 12 Jul 1829 Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Death[1] 25 Apr 1892 Paris, France
Reference Number? Q1497723?

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William Backhouse Astor, Jr. (July 12, 1829 – April 25, 1892) was a businessman, racehorse breeder/owner, and yachtsman. He was also a member of the prominent Astor family. While his elder brother financier/philanthropist John Jacob Astor III (1822–1890) was head of the English line of Astors, William Jr. was the patriarch of the male line of American Astors.

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