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George Stuart Nixon

  • Birth 2 Apr 1860 Newcastle, Placer County, California, USA
  • Death 5 Jun 1912 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Memorial ID 7151994

US Senator. Working for a railroad company, he studied telegraphy and transferred to Nevada, in 1881. There he organized the Bank of Winnemucca, built an opera house in Reno, a theater in Winnemucca and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was also a member of the Nevada State House of Representatives 1891. In 1905, he elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served until his death at age 52.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 5 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7151994
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Stuart Nixon (2 Apr 1860–5 Jun 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7151994, citing Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .