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Every Man Rides His Own Hobby - William Henry Vanderbilt (1821-1885), Became president of the New York Central railroad after his father, Cornelius, died in 1877 and expanded the railroad empire through acquisitions to become known as one of the "robber barons" and was quoted as saying "The public be damned," signed by artist Cassius "Kash" Clay. F, faint toning left edge. Brought $15.00 in Trade Card Place Auction 186 on 8/10/2012.