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The governor : the life and legacy of Leland Stanford, a California colossus

Author: Norman E Tutorow; Evie LaNora Tutorow
Publisher: Spokane, Wash. : Arthur H. Clark Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Leland Stanford; Leland Stanford; Leland Stanford
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman E Tutorow; Evie LaNora Tutorow
ISBN: 0870623265 9780870623264
OCLC Number: 53284969
Description: 2 v. (lviii, 1146 p.) : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The formative years --
California businessman --
Leland Stanford in early California politics --
California's first Republican Governor, 1862-1863 --
Organization of the Central Pacific Rail Road of California, 1832-1862 --
Building the Central Pacific Rail Road of California, 1863-1869 --
Expansion of the Central and Southern Pacific Railroads, 1869-1877 --
The Stanfords move to the city, 1874-1882 --
Down on the farm --
Palo Alto stock farm --
The first motion picture --
Vineyardist and vintner. v. 2. California State Railroad regulation, 1864-1887 --
The CP/SP associates help complete three Southern Transcontinentals --
Competition on land, rivers, and seas --
Early life of Leland Stanford, Jr., and the first European tour, 1868-1881 --
University of California, Regend, 1882-1883 --
The death of Leland, Jr., on the second European tour, 1882-1884 --
The birth of Leland Stanford Junior University --
First term as a U.S. Senator, March 4, 1885, to March 3, 1891 --
Stanford and the U.S. Pacific Railway Commission of 1887 --
Southern Pacific Company presidency --
The election of 1890 and Stanford's second term in the U.S. Senate --
Social life and travels during the Senate years, 1885-1893 --
The end of the line --
Epilogue and legacy.
Responsibility: by Norman E. Tutorow ; with the special research and editorial assistance of Evelyn "Evie" LaNora Tutorow ; foreword by Governor George Deukmejian.
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