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 Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Founding father of Topeka. He also founded Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. He added Santa Fe to the name as a marketing ploy, not knowing if railroad would go to Santa Fe.

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  • Created by: Ginny M
  • Added: 21 Jun 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6532533
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cyrus Kurtz Holliday (3 Apr 1826–29 Mar 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6532533, citing Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Ginny M (contributor 253) .