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Early history of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
(1965)

Leland Stanford's law office,   pp. 60-60A


Page 60

LELND STANFORD'S LAW OFFICE
The Leland Stanford Office is at W  East Main Street. The building
was built by Stanford and used as his 3aw office when he practiced here
before the Civil War. His failure to win the office of District Attorney
here is believed to have been the reason for his departure for the We., w)
he made a great fortune and founded Leland Stanford University i Palo Alti
California.
The building is of white brick, built on soping ground, three storiei
in front with a porch to the second floor, and two stories in back. It hai
very high windowp and doors and a brick parition running through the cento
of the building after the manner of many o34 buildings in the eastern stat4
The interior woodwork is more elaborate than is customarly used today, bul
most of the floors are of soft wood.
After Stanford left Port Washington, several pioneer doctors used the
building for their offices and living quarters. Most of the time it has
been rented as apartments, but once it housed a laundry.,


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