Daniel Torrance (1815-1885)
Daniel Torrance, Vice-President of the New York Central Railroad
He was born in Montreal and grew up at Saint-Antoine Hall. He went to New York City for the family shipping business where he married Sophia, one of the daughters of Cornelius Vanderbilt. They were the parents of three children: (1) Adelaide, Mrs Meredith Howland (2) Alfred Torrance, whose wife, Louise, remarried his cousin Frederick William Vanderbilt (3) Marie, Mrs John Aspinwall Hadden.