Man of the Year

Amasa Leland Stanford

General info

He was slightly over weight, had dark hair, has a beard, and usually wears a suit.

Biographical Info

He was born March, 9, 1824. His father was a prosperous farmer who occasionally contracted bridges and roads. He made business at Watervliet, New York in mining supplies which gained him his industry, and he did things in politics later becoming a member of the senate. He invested in the Central Pacific Railroad. He later became president of the railroad's construction. Later created Stanford college with his wife in honer of their son who had died

Wanted robber baron

Did not seperate personal and political motive by using hi power to get permits for the railroad, and pushing for it to be made.

Reward $10,000

Works Cited

Info, Encyclopedia.com, Biography.com, and google images

Picture, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/files/images/HD_stanfordALc1862c.jpg