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Frank Jardine Bell
Birth: Jan. 28, 1840
Ontario, Canada
Death: Feb. 13, 1927
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA

Nevada Governor. With little formal education, he supervised the construction of telegraph lines in California and Nevada in the 1860s. He served as warden of the Nevada State Prison from 1883 until 1887. In 1889, Governor Stevenson appointed Bell to fill the vacancy in the office of Lieutenant Governor. After Stevenson's death on September 21, 1890, Bell became governor. During his few months in office, he continued the policies of his predecessor and chose not to run for election on his own. He then returned to work in the telegraph and telephone field. He was a distant cousin of Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone. (bio by: Thomas Fisher) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Poore Bell (1849 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Fernald Bell Gregory (1875 - 1954)*
  Frank Bell (1878 - 1879)*
 
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Burial:
Masonic Memorial Gardens
Reno
Washoe County
Nevada, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
Record added: Jun 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20128622
Frank Jardine Bell
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Frank Jardine Bell
Added by: Thomas Fisher
 
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