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1. 035 John F. Cahlan: Reminiscences of a Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada Newspaperman University Regent, and Public-Spirited Citizen Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography John Francis Cahlan is a native of Nevada, born in Reno in 1902. He had a long career as a newspaperman and followed an avocation in politics, serving as a regent of the University of Nevada, a legislative... 1968

2. 045 Joseph F. McDonald: The Life of a Newsboy in Nevada Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government Joseph F. McDonald has had an unusually rich and varied life, stretching over almost seventy years of Nevada's history. A native of Colorado, he was born in 1891, and his life initially revolved around... 1970

3. 052 Edward A. Olsen: My Careers as a Journalist in Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada; in Nevada Gaming Control; and at the University of Nevada Nevada. State Gaming Control Board; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- Government policy Edward A. Olsen, a native of New York, was born in 1919. He spent nearly his whole life in the West, as a youngster in Colorado, and as a newspaperman in Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada. Mr. Olsen was handicapped... 1967-1969

4. 053 John Sanford: Printer's Ink in My Blood Reno evening gazette; Journalists -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Nevada -- History John Sanford, a native of Reno, was born in 1906. He received his education in the Reno public schools and at the University of Nevada. His first—and only—career began while he was still in his teens.... 1971

5. 086 Paul A. Leonard: Tales of Northern Nevada - and Other Lies; As Recalled by Native Son, Journalist and Civic Leader Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; American newspapers -- Nevada Paul A. Leonard was born in Fallon, Nevada, in 1911. The family moved to Reno in 1919, and Mr. Leonard received most of his education there in the public schools and at the University of Nevada. After... 1975-1976

6. 097 John R. McCloskey: Seventy Years of Griping: Newspapers, Politics, Government Mineral County independent-news; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Hawthorne (Nev.) -- History John R. "Jack" McCloskey, a native of Goldfield, Nevada, was born in 1911. His parents had left Leadville, Colorado, in the wake of labor violence there. McCloskey attended local schools in Goldfield and... 1976-1977

7. 137 John F. Cahlan: Fifty Years in Journalism and Community Development Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography, Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography When John Francis Cahlan first arrived in Las Vegas in 1929 he could legitimately claim that he was older than the sleepy railroad community founded in 1905. A native of Reno, he was born to Albert and... 1986

8. 149 Clarence K. Jones: From Paperboy to Philanthropist University of Nevada, Reno -- Benefactors; Reno evening gazette; Nevada state journal; Journalists -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography As student, alumnus and benefactor, Clarence K. Jones has participated in the evolution of the University of Nevada from a small, rustic college into the respected state university that it is today. He... 1988

9. 182 Sonny's Story: A Journalist's Memoir by Rollan Melton Melton, Rollan, 1931-; Journalists -- United States -- Biography; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography In popular myth, anyone can make it to the top in America, no matter how humble his or her origins. That may be true, but few have faced greater challenges along the way than did Rollan Melton. Sonny,... 1996-1997
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