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1. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1999 Biographical information about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), the primary force of the Russell, Majors, & Waddell overland freighting business, operating wagons and stagecoaches, including the Pony Express,...

2. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Photos and information on Alexander Majors (1814-1900), a native of Kentucky becoming a prominent western freighter in the 1850s and head of the Pony Express in 1860-1861, with residence in Kansas City...

3. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence The Majors Home at 8145 State Line Road, was built by Alexander Majors, one of the founders of the Pony Express, in the late 1850s. He was also a partner in the famous Russell, Majors & Waddell freight...

4. Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder 2007

5. From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy Fall//1994 Article comparing the history of the Pony Express, started by Alexander Majors, to the history of the Sprint Corporation, started by C. L. Brown, with a photo of the Majors home now adjacent to a Sprint...

6. Pony Express Just One Stop in Major's Life Pony Express Just One Stop in Major's Life February 27, 2008 This article gives a brief description of the life of Alexander Majors and his role in the Pony Express. Includes images.

7. The House That Never Gave Up The House That Never Gave Up January 2005 Article describes the historical importance of the Alexander Majors House at 83rd and State Line, as well as the crusade for its preservation on the part of Louisa Johnston, Majors' great-granddaughter....

8. Three Partners Sacrificed Fortunes and Names to Found Pony Express Three Partners Sacrificed Fortunes and Names to Found Pony Express April/3/1940 Illustration and article about the history of the Pony Express (upon its 80th anniversary), with descriptions of the members of the Russell, Majors & Waddell Freighting Company, including Kansas Citian...