The Granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, Mrs. Caroline Thorn Kissel was a prominent socialite and philanthropist, especially in the 40 years after her husband’s death. Even at the time of her death at age 91, the vigorously active matron was president of two large charities.

We have 29 objects that Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel has been involved with.

We know 1 people that Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel is related to.

  • Sarah Cooper Hewitt
  • (American, 1859–1930).
  • A dynamic personality with an educated eye for design.
  • This person is a friend of Gustav.
  • This person is involved with 8001 objects in our collection.

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