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 Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Birth
Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
29 Mar 1900 (aged 73)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot
Section 8
Memorial ID
6532533 View Source

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.

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.

Bio by: Ginny M


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  • Created by: Ginny M
  • Added: 21 Jun 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6532533
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6532533/cyrus-kurtz-holliday: accessed ), memorial page for Cyrus Kurtz Holliday (3 Apr 1826–29 Mar 1900), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6532533, citing Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA; Maintained by Ginny M (contributor 253).