John Jacob Astor
Real estate tycoon
Astor, a German immigrant, was New York's wealthiest landlord at the time of his death. He had launched his fortune in fur-trading, later dealing in Hawaiian sandalwood and opium. His real estate strategy: "buy and hold."
John Jacob Astor personal relations:
John Jacob Astor III (deceased) - grandson
William Backhouse Astor (deceased) - son
William Vincent Astor (deceased) - great-great grandson
Hubert W. Chanler (deceased) - great-great-great grandson
Sarah Todd (deceased) - spouse
John Jacob Astor past relationships:
Washington Irving (deceased) - friend
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Bruce Chatwin: A Biography
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