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Leland Stanford

Business, Politician (9-Mar-1824 — 21-Jun-1893)


Bertha Berner. Mrs. Leland Stanford: An Intimate Account. Stanford University Press. 1934. 231pp.

George T. Clark. Leland Stanford: War Governor of California: Railroad Builder and Founder of Stanford University. Stanford University Press. 1931. 491pp.

Edwin Palmer Hoyt. Leland Stanford. Abelard-Schuman. 1967. 160pp.

Norman E. Tutorow. Leland Stanford: Man of Many Careers. Pacific Coast Publishers. 1971. 317pp.


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  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1049)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1386)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.974)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.689)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.993)

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