Tag: Reginald Vanderbilt
John S: "I've been doing some research on my family. Colonel Jefferson Dement (Demont) Thompson, my great-grandfather's nephew, is buried here at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama. I'm sure he's the same Dement (Demont) that keeps "popping up" in my internet searches. Do you have any information on him?"
CNN journalist Anderson Cooper's grandfather Reginald Vanderbilt was William K.Vanderbilt Jr's cousin. In this photo, Reggie Vanderbilt (second from the left) can be seen speaking to Willie K. at the start of the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race. The man with the binoculars is Jefferson De Mont Thompson, chairman of the