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Leland Stanford

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Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824 – June 21, 1893) was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician, and a co-founder (with his wife, Jane) of Stanford ...

PBS - THE WEST - Leland 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 ...

Leland Stanford (1824-1893) . Transcontinental Railroad . WGBH ...

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Much like his future partners, Leland Stanford remade himself in gold rush California as a shopkeeper. In 1852, fed up with lawyering, he left the Midwest to  ...

Leland Stanford - U.S. Governor, U.S. Representative - Biography.com

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

History : Stanford University

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Describes Leland Stanford's involvement in establishing the university.

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Leland Stanford at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Leland Stanford easy with ...

Amasa Leland Stanford - National Governors Association

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LELAND STANFORD was born on March 9, 1824, in Watervliet, New York. He attended Clinton Liberal Institute, in Clinton, New York, and studied law at ...

Governors of California - Leland Stanford

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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 ...

Leland Stanford | American politician and industrialist | Britannica.com

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Mar 7, 2016 ... American senator from California and one of the builders of the first U.S. transcontinental railroad. Stanford practiced law in Port Washington, ...

Leland Stanford | The Philanthropy Hall of Fame | The Philanthropy ...

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Leland Stanford built his wealth in railroads in the 19th century—an era of rough- and-tumble politics and crony capitalism. He is best known today, however, ...

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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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