Cornelius Vanderbilt Wood, Jr.
|Also Known As:||"Woody"|
|Birthplace:||Woods County, Oklahoma, United States|
|Death:||Died in Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States|
Husband of Joanne Dru
|Occupation:||developer of amusement parks and planned communities. He is most noted as the chief developer of Disneyland.|
|Managed by:||Private User|
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About Cornelius Vanderbilt Wood Jr.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Wood (December 17, 1920 - March 14, 1992), usually written as "C.V. Wood" and called "Woody", was an American developer of amusement parks and planned communities. He is most noted as the chief developer of Disneyland.
- Bought London Bridge in 1969 for $2.46 million, then spent an additional $7.5 million moving it from London, England, to Lake Havasu, Arizona