Collis Potter Huntington

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Noun1.Collis Potter Huntington - United States railroad executive who built the western section of the first United States transcontinental railroad (1821-1900)
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While working with 'Mrs Worsham', as she then misleadingly called herself, he took on projects as far afield as San Francisco and Chicago and filled mansions for plutocrats including Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Collis Huntington.
The Central Pacific Railroad, owned by four men, Leland Stanford, Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins and Charles Crocker, made multi-millions for them and huge fortunes for several other men who had the contracts for the many things needed for the building of a railroad.
Leyland Stanford and Collis Huntington used various schemes to line their pockets, such as forming a construction company that they controlled and from which they profited exclusively in building the railroads.
Individuals like Asa Whitney, James Hill, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, Collis Huntington, Theodore Judah, and Mark Hopkins used a mixture of promises, fantasies, and promotions to help overcome contested claims and controversies in turning their railroad dreams into realities.