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Leland Stanford


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 ...

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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 ...


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


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

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Describes Leland Stanford's involvement in establishing the university.

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Amasa Leland Stanford - National Governors Association


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


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


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 ...


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, ...

U.S. railroad developer, politician, and philanthropist: governor of California 1861–63; senator 1885–93.
a male given name.
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