Pittman, Key b. September 19, 1872 d. November 10, 1940 Key was the husband of Mimosa Gates, they married 7 Jul 1900. He was the son of William Buckner Pittman who was born in Mississippi and Catherine Key born in Alabama.
United States Senator. Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi he moved to Seattle, Washington to practice law after being admitted to the bar in 1892. In 1897 he went to the Klondike to search for gold. In 1902 he moved to the boom town of Tonopah, Nevada, to mine for silver. During this time he continued to practice law and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bigwoo) Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Pittman, Vail Montgomery b. September 17, 1883 d. November 29, 1964 Nevada Governor. A native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, he moved to Nevada in 1904 where, after a stint in the lumber and coal industry he became involved in the newspaper industry, owning several newspaper companies. He served as Governor of Nevada from 1945 to 1951.
Scrugham, James Graves b. January 19, 1880 d. June 23, 1945 US Congressman, Nevada Governor. Elected to represent Nevada in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1933 to 1942. Also served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1942 until his death in 1945. (Bio by: K) Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Sparks, John b. August 30, 1843 d. May 22, 1908 Governor of Nevada. He was born in Winston County, Mississippi to a family that specialized in buying land on the frontier then selling out and moving on as the area increased in population. They moved on through Arkansas and into Texas in 1857 where they began ranching. He joined the Texas Rangers at the beginning of the Civil War and his unit was responsible for protecting settlers from the Comanche Indians. After the war he was involved in large cattle drives working for other people and...[Read More] (Bio by: Tom Todd) Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA