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    Leland Stanford


    Amasa Leland Stanfordwas an American tycoon, industrialist, politician, and a co-founderof Stanford University. Migrating to California from New York at the time of the Gold Rush, he became a successful merchant and wholesaler, and continued to build his business empire. He served one two-year term as governor of California after his election in 1861, and later eight years as senator from the state. As president of Southern Pacific Railroad and, beginning in 1861, Central Pacific, he had tremendous power in... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Watervilet, NY
    • Died On 6/21/1893

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