Collis Potter Huntington

Collis Potter Huntington bio

Birth Name: Collis Potter Huntington

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Connecticut

Date Of Birth: October 22, 1821

Date Of Death: August 13, 1900

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Collis Potter Huntington was born on the 22nd of October, 1821. He was famous for being a Entrepreneur. 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.

Collis Potter Huntington was born in Connecticut. 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.

Collis Potter Huntington was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Collis Potter Huntington was born in 1820s.

Collis Potter Huntington is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Collis’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Collis Potter Huntington’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Collis Potter Huntington’s parents.

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Collis Potter Huntington was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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Zodiac Sign: Collis Potter Huntington was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Collis Potter Huntington was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Collis Potter Huntington had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Collis Potter Huntington’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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