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Thomas Durant

Portrayed By: Colm Meaney

Affiliation/Role: Union Pacific Railroad/Credit Mobilier Executive

Duration: Seasons 1-5

Relationships

  • Partner/Nemesis: Cullen Bohannon
  • Mate/Partner: Lilly Bell
  • Mate/Partner: Maggie Palmer
  • Nemesis: Collis Huntington
  • The wealthy financier behind the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad. Durant will stop at nothing to see his line come to completion while boosting his personal wealth.

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