Famous People Born in 1824
Entrepreneur, U.S. Representative, U.S. Governor / 1824 - 1893Amasa Leland Stanford was a U.S. entrepreneur and a builder of the first transcontinental railroad. He also served in the U.S. Senate.
James Mitchell Ashley
Governor, U.S. Representative / 1824 - 1896
James Mitchell Ashley was best known as a U.S. congressman and abolitionist who laid the foundation to pass the 13th Amendment, outlawing slavery.
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