Leland Stanford

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Noun1.Leland Stanford - United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)Leland Stanford - United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)
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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."
A man identified on some videos as the Osundairos' business partner, Leland Stanford, did not respond Wednesday to a Facebook message.
Chinese built the Gold Mountain of myth into a reality, laying railroads that would enrich financiers such as Leland Stanford and Jacob Astor.
The company issued its first life insurance policy to its first president, Leland Stanford.
The debate went on in California throughout the two decades after statehood was achieved, climaxing after 1863, when Governor Leland Stanford called for "thorough revision and codification." (7) California lawyers and historians are generally pleased to report that not only did the Legislature finally respond by approving a series of codification commissions in the 1860s, but it also outran New York to the goal line by adopting civil, penal, and political codes in 1872.
(46.) Map, "Residence and Grounds of Leland Stanford at Palo Alto," SC1049, M158, Stanford University archives.
I would drag out the large, heavy books so I could clarify that the date of the event was 1866, that Rome is the capital of Italy (but that wasn't always so), and the robber barons were Leland Stanford, Collis Potter Huntington, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker.
Leland Stanford similarly came to appreciate the strategic importance of the campus setting in the recruitment process when struggling to engage a president for his fledgling university (figure 3):
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.
There are hundreds of cactus that have been collected over time, going back to when Jane and Leland Stanford hired a landscape architect in the early 1880s.