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 Frank Grant Sawyer

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Frank Grant Sawyer Famous memorial

Birth
Twin Falls County, Idaho, USA
Death
19 Feb 1996 (aged 77)
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Burial
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Plot
Inspiration Mausoleum
Memorial ID
12833746 View Source

Nevada Governor. He was Governor of Nevada from 1959 to 1967. He is credited with taking the first steps toward “cleaning up” the state’s gaming industry, by taking the lead in the establishment of the Nevada Gaming Commission and the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The Democrat also partnered with California governor Pat Brown to protect Lake Tahoe from over development. After losing his bid for a third term, the native of Twin Falls, Idaho moved to Las Vegas where he became a successful lawyer.

Nevada Governor. He was Governor of Nevada from 1959 to 1967. He is credited with taking the first steps toward “cleaning up” the state’s gaming industry, by taking the lead in the establishment of the Nevada Gaming Commission and the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The Democrat also partnered with California governor Pat Brown to protect Lake Tahoe from over development. After losing his bid for a third term, the native of Twin Falls, Idaho moved to Las Vegas where he became a successful lawyer.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bigwoo
  • Added: 31 Dec 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 12833746
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12833746/frank-grant-sawyer: accessed ), memorial page for Frank Grant Sawyer (14 Dec 1918–19 Feb 1996), Find a Grave Memorial ID 12833746, citing Palm Memorial Park, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.