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Currently, William Cornelius Van Horne is 177 years, 5 months and 6 days old. William Cornelius Van Horne will celebrate 178rd birthday on a Wednesday 3rd of February 2021. Below we countdown to William Cornelius Van Horne upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||William Cornelius Van Horne|
|Born||February 3, 1843 (Illinois)|
William Cornelius Van Horne’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
William Cornelius Van Horne was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.
Businessman and railroad pioneer who greatly expanded the Canadian railway system.
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.
He grew up in rural Illinois with his family.
He and Edward Harriman were both influential railroad company executives.