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Stan·ford
[stan-ferd]
NOUN
1.
U.S. railroad developer, politician, and philanthropist: governor of California 1861–63; senator 1885–93.
2.
a male given name.
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Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824 – June 21, 1893) was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician, and the founder (with his wife, Jane) of Stanford ...

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Leland Stanford. (1824-1893). One of the "Big Four" who built California's Central Pacific railroad, Leland Stanford brought a sweeping political influence to the ...

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In 1876, former California Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres of Rancho San Francisquito for a country home and began the development of his ...

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Feb 17, 2017 ... American senator from California and one of the builders of the first U.S. transcontinental railroad. Stanford practiced law in Port Washington, ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Follow the life events of entrepreneur Amasa Leland Stanford, who helped plan and build the first transcontinental railroad and founded ...

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Leland Stanford was another member of the Big Four which helped finance the Central Pacific Railroad. It was he who secured much of the land and financing ...

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Leland Stanford was the first Republican Governor of California; Stanford had a great interest in photography. He sponsored the publication of “The Horse in ...

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Leland Stanford was born on March 9, 1824 in Watervliet Township near Albany, New York. His father, Josiah Stanford, and mother, Elizabeth Phillips Stanford, ...