In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
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Original Owner:John Ramage
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Depew graduated from Yale University, studied law, and began his practice in Peekskill, New York. In 1866 he was chosen by Commodore Vanderbilt as attorney for the Hudson River and Harlem Railroads, and by 1882 he had risen to the office of vice-president of the newly consolidated New York Central and Hudson River Line; three years later he became president. In 1899 and 1905 he was elected to the U.S. Senate.
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