"Leland Stanford's Train Bridged The Nation"
"... '[Stanford] risked his fortune. And he put it back into the railroad, because he believed in it. He thought it would last forever,' Norman Tutorow ... told IBD. ... Tutorow ... calls Stanford shrewd and hardworking, a man whose counsel was sought by presidents. 'He was honest. He was generous. He was trusted by Lincoln,' Tutorow said. 'Stanford was even trusted more by Democratic presidents than anyone else in his own party.' ... " [More]
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