Edward Peter Carville

Edward Peter Carville

Birth
Elko County, Nevada, USA
Death 27 Jun 1956 (aged 71)
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Burial Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Plot Nevada Memorial Park Mausoleum, #269
Memorial ID 7125947 · View Source
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Nevada Governor, US Senator. Born in Mound Valley, Nevada, he graduated from the University of Notre Dame, was admitted to the bar in 1909 and commenced practice in Elko, Nevada. He was district attorney of Elko County (1912-18), district judge of Elko County (1928-34), United States Attorney for Nevada, (1934-38) and elected the 18th Governor of Nevada, serving (1939-45). In 1945, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James G. Scrugham and served (1945-47). An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law in Reno, Nevada, until his death at age 71.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7125947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Peter Carville (14 May 1885–27 Jun 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7125947, citing Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .