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Stanford Americn University @https://www.stanford.edu/

When railroad magnate and former California Gov. Leland Stanford and his better half, Jane Lathrop Stanford, lost their solely kid, Leland, Jr., to typhoid fever in 1884, they set to make a university because the most fitting memorial, and deeded to it a large fortune that included the 8,180-acre Palo Alto stock farm that became the campus. The… Read More »