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Leland Stanford

Leland StanfordBorn: 9-Mar-1824
Birthplace: Watervliet, NY
Died: 21-Jun-1893
Location of death: Palo Alto, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Stanford University

Father: Josiah Stanford
Mother: Elizabeth Phillips Stanford
Brother: Josiah Stanford (older)
Brother: Charles Stanford (d. 1885)
Brother: Thomas Welton Stanford (younger)
Wife: Jane Eliza Lathrop (b. 25-Aug-1828, m. 30-Sep-1850, d. 28-Feb-1905 murder)
Son: Leland Stanford, Jr. (b. 14-May-1868, d. 13-Mar-1884, typhoid fever)

    High School: Clinton Liberal Institute, Clinton, NY
    Law School: Cazenovia Seminary, Cazenovia, NY
    Law School: Albany, NY
    Administrator: Founder, Stanford University

    US Senator, California (4-Mar-1885 to 21-Jun-1893, his death)
    Governor of California (1861-63)
    Southern Pacific President (1885-90)
    Central Pacific President (1863)

Is the subject of books:
Leland Stanford: Man of Many Careers, 1971, BY: Norman Tutorow
Leland Stanford, 1967, BY: Edwin Palmer Hoyt

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