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 Leland Stanford, Jr

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Leland Stanford, Jr

  • Birth 14 May 1868 Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
  • Death 13 Mar 1884 Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
  • Burial Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum, only open to the public on Community Day
  • Memorial ID 8158237

The benefactor of Stanford University. The University is named after him by his parents, Leland senior and Jane.


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  • Created by: Bona Rae Villarta
  • Added: 6 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8158237
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leland Stanford, Jr (14 May 1868–13 Mar 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8158237, citing Stanford Family Mausoleum, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bona Rae Villarta (contributor 46508670) .