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Currently, Collis Potter Huntington is 201 years, 3 months and 10 days old. Collis Potter Huntington will celebrate 202rd birthday on a Sunday 22nd of October 2023. Below we countdown to Collis Potter Huntington upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Collis Potter Huntington|
|Born||October 22, 1821 (Connecticut)|
Collis Potter Huntington’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
Collis Potter Huntington was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
American entrepreneur who is considered one of the "Big Four" who built the Central Pacific Railroad, the railroad network which completed North America's first transcontinental railroad. He is also responsible for the development of other major railway lines, including the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway.
He began working as a travelling salesman at age 16 and co-founded a general store with his brother in 1842. He later moved to Sacramento, California at the start of the gold rush.
By developing the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, he helped Guyandotte, West Virginia expand into a new city, which was named Huntington in his honor.
He was married to Elizabeth Stillman Stoddard from 1844 until her death in 1883 and later got remarried to Arabella D. Worsham in 1884. He had nine children.
He is considered one of the "Big Four" of the Central Pacific Railraod along with