3 p.m., Nov. 20
In 1910, Buck had completed the U.S. Grant Hotel, the most tangible legacy he planned for his father.
Posted July 2, 1998
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Second son and namesake of the warrior president U. S. Grant.
Buck Grant was a man of substantial means in 1893 (thanks, in large part, to that $1 million dowry from his senator father-in-law). He bought a 25-room mansion at Eighth Avenue and Ash Street.