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Leland Stanford Jr. (May 14, 1868 – March 13, 1884), known as Leland DeWitt Stanford until age nine, is the namesake of Stanford University, adjacent to Palo Alto, California, ...

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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 University. Migrating to California from New York at the time of the Gold Rush, .... As the Palo Alto breeding farm was later developed for Stanford University, the university ...

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Stanford University was founded in 1885 by California senator Leland Stanford and ... that included the 8,180-acre Palo Alto stock farm that became the campus.

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Published: (1895); Leland Stanford jr. university, Palo Alto, California, before ... The Leland Stanford junior university, Palo Alto, Santa Clara county, California.

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Stanford University Maps - Map of the Leland Stanford Junior University and surroundings at Palo Alto, California. H.B. Shackelford, chief engineer.

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Mar 15, 2000 ... And Mr. and Mrs. Leland Stanford walked away, traveling to Palo Alto, California, where they established the University that bears their name, ...

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Leland Stanford Junior University, located in Palo Alto, California, is commonly known as just Stanford University and is one of the world's most elite academic ...

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Nov 23, 2016 ... LELAND STANFORD JR. UNIVERSITY, near Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., in the beautiful Santa Clara valley, was founded in 1885 by Leland ...

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Sep 8, 2017 ... After returning to California, Leland and Jane decided to build a ... They donated a large fortune that included the 8,180-acre Palo Alto stock ...