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Grant Sawyer

Grant SawyerAKA Frank Grant Sawyer

Born: 14-Dec-1918
Birthplace: Twin Falls, ID
Died: 19-Feb-1996
Location of death: Las Vegas, NV
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Palm Valley View Memorial Park, Las Vegas, NV

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Nevada, 1959-67

Military service: US Army (WWII)

Father: (physician)
Wife: Bette Norene Hoge (m. 1946, until his death, d. 2002, one daughter)
Daughter: Gail (b. 1949)

    University: Linfield College (a Baptist school, transferred)
    University: University of Nevada at Reno
    Law School: George Washington Law School

    Governor of Nevada 1959-67
    Gaming Hall of Fame 1989
    American Bar Association
    American Judicature Society Board Member
    American Legion
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Lions Club
    Stroke 1993

Is the subject of books:
Hang Tough!: Grant Sawyer: An Activist in the Governor's Mansion, 1993, BY: R. T. King, Gary Elliott, Grant Sawyer

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