Cornelius Vanderbilt Wood Jr.

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Cornelius Vanderbilt Wood, Jr.

Also Known As: "Woody"
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Birthplace: Woods County, Oklahoma, United States
Death: Died in Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
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Husband of Joanne Dru

Occupation: developer of amusement parks and planned communities. He is most noted as the chief developer of Disneyland.
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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.

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  • 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
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Cornelius Vanderbilt Wood Jr.'s Timeline

1920
December 17, 1920
Woods County, Oklahoma, United States
1972
December 29, 1972
Age 52
1992
March 14, 1992
Age 71
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States