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Richard Kirman

  • Birth 14 Jan 1877 Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA
  • Death 19 Jan 1959 Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Memorial ID 37750131

Nevada Governor. A native of Virginia City, Kirman entered politics in 1899 when he was elected to serve in the Nevada State Assembly. In 1902 he was appointed a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada in Reno until 1904. In 1907 he was elected the Mayor of Reno serving until 1909. After successfully serving as the President of Reno's First National Bank during the Great the Depression, he was elected to serve as the 17th Governor of Nevada, a post he held until 1939.

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  • Originally Created by: Loose Moose
  • Added: 31 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37750131
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Kirman (14 Jan 1877–19 Jan 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37750131, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .