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Abstract Nevada U.S. Senator, 1954-1974; District Attorney of Storey County, Nevada, 1935-1940; Nevada State Attorney General, 1942-1950. Contains material covering the period of Bible's career in the U.S. Senate, 1954-1974. A large part concerns legislation introduced or sponsored by Alan Bible also legislation affecting Nevadans. Correspondence from Nevadans requesting help or information on legislative topics is another major part of the collection.
Overview Paul Laxalt (1922-2018) was a politician from Nevada and the first Basque-American senator. The collection covers Laxalt's career as a U. S. Senator from Nevada from 1974 until his resignation effective January 3, 1987. Files are comprised of materials retained from offices in Carson City, Reno, Las Vegas, and Washington, D.C., as well as materials retained from Senator Laxalt's time as the chair for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns in 1976, 1980, and 1984 and includes correspondence,...