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


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 ...


When railroad magnate and former California Gov. Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford, lost their only child, Leland, Jr., to typhoid in 1884, they ...


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: March 9, 1824 Watervliet, New York, U.S. June 21, 1893 Palo Alto, California American senator from California and one of the builders of the ...


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


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 ...


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


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 ...