Washoe County (Nev.) -- Politics and government

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera

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Identifier: 2016-17
Overview Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. Collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.
Dates: 1978-1995

William J. Raggio Papers

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Identifier: 2013-02
Overview William J. Raggio, a Republican, was Nevada's longest serving state senator, his tenure lasted from 1972 until his resignation in 2011. For most of his senatorial career Raggio was widely considered to be the unequaled master of the legislative process. He served as the Assistant District Attorney of Washoe County from 1952-1958, and later as the District Attorney from 1958-1970. During his time in the District Attorney's office, he handled a number of high profile cases, including one with...
Dates: 1916-2014