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1. 010 Ioannis A. Lougaris: From an Immigrant Boy of Yesterday to the Youth of Today Veterans Administration Hospital (Reno, Nev.); Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography Emigration to the United States from Greece was chiefly a movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During these decades Greece waged a crusade for the union of Crete, Macedonia, and... 1965

2. 034 Harry Hunt Atkinson: Tonopah and Reno Memories of a Nevada Attorney Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government Harry Hunt Atkinson was raised in the Salt Lake City area where he was born in 1881. He had fond memories of surveying the Utah desert and of his excellent schooling in the gentile schools of that preponderantly... 1967

3. 095 Alan Bible: Recollection of a Nevada Native Son: The Law, Politics, the Nevada Attorney General's Office, and the United States Senate United States. Congress -- Biography; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government Alan Bible was born in Lovelock, Nevada, in 1909. He has had a long, distinguished career in state and national politics. A protege of Senator Patrick McCarran, Bible was successively district attorney... 1977-1978

4. 162 Playing the Cards that Are Dealt: Mead Dixon, the Law and Casino Gaming Dixon, Mead, 1919- ; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Casinos -- Law and legislation -- Nevada -- History; Gambling -- Nevada -- History In Playing the Cards That Are Dealt, the reader will encounter forty years of casino gaming history as lived and observed by one of the industry’s most respected figures. L. Mead Dixon began practicing... 1992

5. 179 Leonard Lowry Veterans Administration Hospital (Reno, Nev.); Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography The culture and lifestyle of the American Indian have undergone tremendous change since the appearance of the first Euro-American settlers. Leonard Lowry's oral history chronicles some of these changes,... 1993

6. 188 Charlotte Hunter Arley Women lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography In the year 1947 Reno's population was a mere 25,000, yet it boasted a total of 175 attorneys, many serving the wealthy eastern divorce trade. In this era of dude-ranch divorcees, only two other women... 2000

7. 190 A Liberal Conscience: The Oral History of Ralph Denton, Nevadan Denton, Ralph L; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Agency (Law) -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography A Liberal Conscience is the life story of a man who wanted to do something for his home state, and did. Ralph Denton is a classic “man behind the scenes.” Although he has practiced law for half a century—first... 1997-1998

8. 223 Peter I. Breen Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Peter I. Breen, born November 8, 1939, is a third-generation lawyer and judge, named after his grandfather, Peter Breen, and his father, Peter Breen. Born in Reno and raised in Goldfield and Tonopah, where... 2003

9. 224 Frank W. Daykin Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Frank W. Daykin, born October 28, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio, found his way to Nevada after law school and solo practice, and ultimately reshaped the way Nevada legislative law is read. An only child of a... 2004

10. 226 E.M. “Al” Gunderson Nevada. Supreme Court -- Biography; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Elmer Millard “Al” Gunderson was born August 9, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His oral history skips around in time and place as he bounced from high school to high school, finally obtaining a GED;... 2002

11. 227 Herbert M. Jones Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Herbert M. Jones, born July 22, 1914 in Phillipsburg, Missouri, was a founding partner of the Jones Vargas Law Firm. His father, an oil-drilling superintendent, moved the family to Sumatra, Indonesia,... 2004

12. 228 Bruce R. Thompson Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; The Honorable Bruce R. Thompson, born July 31, 1911, is a native Nevadan. In his oral history, he describes growing up in Reno on one acre on the Truckee River with cows, chickens, and a vegetable garden.... 1988

13. 230 Harry Eugene Claiborne Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; The life of Harry Eugene Claiborne, born July 2, 1917, had many chapters, from a rural childhood in McRae, Arkansas, to the neon lights of Las Vegas, Nevada; it was a varied life that would eventually... 2002-2003
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