A Classification of American Wealth
History and genealogy of the wealthy families of America - Sponsors


 Part 1 : Colonial and Mercantile America  Part 2 : America in the Gilded Age
 Part 3 : America in the Twentieth Century  Encyclopedia of American Wealth

Info  FAQ  Site map  Links  Books  Login

american.wealth@raken.com

  Part II-Chapter 8 : Railroad Barons  >  Central Pacific Railroad  : Previous  1 - 2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15   Next

  Theodore Judah initiator of the Central Pacific Railroad  

If one man deserved the title of father of the first transcontinental railroad in America, besides Asa Whitney, it would certainly be Theodore Dehone Judah (1826-1863). He did probably more than any other man for the survey, construction and promotion of the project, notably as chief engineer of the Central Pacific Railroad. Ironically he did neither get rich through his involvement with the Pacific railroad, nor did he even live to see it completed

 

New Registration

Dear visitor,
the page you are trying to see is reserved to our subscribers. Please register to subscribe and have access to all pages of "A Classification of American Wealth" and "Encyclopedia of American Wealth", Thank you.
                                           
REGISTER NOW

Members Login
 
Login :

Password :

The Mining Bonanza Kings

The Railroad Barons



The Trusts


 

Google
 

Copyright 2000-2016 : D.C.Shouter and RAKEN Services