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People/Characters: John Jacob Astor IV

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882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic by Hugh Brewster
The Astor family by John D. Gates
The Astors by Virginia Cowles
Distant Waves by Suzanne Weyn
Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster by Steven Biel
Every Man for Himself by Beryl Bainbridge
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World by Hugh Brewster
Her Name, Titanic by Charles R. Pellegrino
Mrs. Astor's New York: Money and Social Power in a Gilded Age by Eric Homberger
A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
Olympic & Titanic: The Truth Behind the Conspiracy by Steve Hall
A Season of Splendor: The Court of Mrs. Astor in Gilded Age New York by Greg King
The Titanic by Geoff Tibballs
Titanic (DK Readers: Level 3) by Mark Dubowski
Titanic [1996 TV movie] by Robert Lieberman
The Titanic Murders by Max Allan CollinsColonel
Titanic names : a complete list of the passengers and crew by Lee W. Merideth
The Titanic Story by Stephen D. Cox
The Titanic, End of a Dream by Wyn Craig Wade
Titanic: An Illustrated History by Don Lynch
Titanic: Destination Disaster by John P. Eaton
Voyagers of the Titanic: Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From by Richard Davenport-Hines
The Waldorf-Astoria: America's Gilded Dream by Ward Morehouse
The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic by Allan Wolf
When the Astors Owned New York: Blue Bloods and Grand Hotels in a Gilded Age by Justin Kaplan

Character description

John Jacob Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912) was an American millionaire businessman, real estate builder, inventor, writer, a member of the prominent Astor family, and a lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American War. He died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

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