Leland Stanford is the founder of Stanford University.
Leland Stanford died in June 21, 1893. idk how he died :/
Full name is Leland Stanford Junior University-Leland Stanford Junior was a person; the school is not a junior college. Stanford University is its common name.
It was named after Leland Stanford jr - who died of typhoid at just 15 years old.
Amasa Leland Stanford was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician and founder of Stanford University. Leland Stanford also helped plan and build California's Central Pacific railroad.
Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park was created in 1957.
founder of Stanford university, he was a politician and he was a railroad developer
the many accomplishments of Leland was that he was the president of the first transcontinental railroad and Stanford university was also one of his many accomplishments
Leland Stanford was a politician, industrialist and tycoon. He was also the founder of Stanford University. He was the US Senator of California from March 4, 1885 â?? June 21, 1893.
Leland Stanford Prior has written: 'Prior Brothers ranch, 1868-1928' -- subject- s -: History
He only had one named Leland Stanford, Jr.
Actually he decide to create the institution in memory of his son leland stanford junior who died of typhoid shortly before turning 16. He did visit Harvard and MIT to gather inspiration for Stanford University.
"Stanford University" is short for Leland Stanford Junior University. It was named after the deceased son of a railroad tycoon.
Leland Stanford, Jr.
donated it all to the university