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Stories about the family that started it all.
His death broke his parents’ hearts and spawned a university. But who was he? Recent revelations suggest a different Leland Stanford Jr. than many have imagined.
By Theresa Johnston
Suzanne and Stephen Eschenbach
An unlikely plaque for Leland Stanford
Haunted by the sudden death of her beloved son, Jane Stanford tried séances as a way to reach him.
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