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 (stăn′fərd), Leland 1824-1893.
American financier of the Central Pacific Railroad (built 1863-1869) and founder of Stanford University (1885).

Stanford

(ˈstænfəd)
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(Biography) Sir Charles (Villiers). 1852–1924, Anglo-Irish composer and conductor, who as a teacher at the Royal College of Music had much influence on the succeeding generation of composers: noted esp for his church music, oratorios, and cantatas
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Noun1.Stanford - United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)Stanford - United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)
2.Stanford - a university in California
Palo Alto - a university town in California
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Thus, in addition to the cousins Dorothy and Florence, Martin encountered two university professors, one of Latin, the other of English; a young army officer just back from the Philippines, one-time school- mate of Ruth's; a young fellow named Melville, private secretary to Joseph Perkins, head of the San Francisco Trust Company; and finally of the men, a live bank cashier, Charles Hapgood, a youngish man of thirty-five, graduate of Stanford University, member of the Nile Club and the Unity Club, and a conservative speaker for the Republican Party during campaigns - in short, a rising young man in every way.
He was president of the Stanford University, a private benefaction of the times.
I tell you, the Leland Stanford Junior isn't a circumstance to the old "We're Here"; but I'm coming into the business for keeps next fall.
The town of Palo Alto and Stanford University had been sacked in similar fashion, we learned.
The RI chapters at Stanford, Yale and Wheaton have developed steering committees that focus on environmental issues.
In 1978 Suzannah Lessard began an exploration of her family history that led into the work of her great-grandfather, the architect Stanford White.
Thus, Stanford meticulously records how the hunt unfolds and who gets how much when it's over.