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Grant Sawyer

Grant Sawyer, American lawyer. Bar: Nevada 1948, District of Columbia 1948, United States District Court Nevada 1967, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1959.

Background

  • Sawyer, Grant was born on December 14, 1918 in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. Son of Harry William and Bula Bell (Cameron) Sawyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Linfield College, 1939. Student, U.Nev., Reno, 1944. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1948.

    Career

    • Private practice, Elko, Nevada, 1948-1950. District attorney Elko County, 1950-1958. Governor State of Nevada, 1959-1967.

      Senior partner Lionel Sawyer & Collins, Las Vegas, 1967-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Nevada 1948, District of Columbia 1948, United States District Court Nevada 1967, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1959.

    Works

    • Author books and articles on gaming.

    Membership

    Member board regents University Nevada, 1957-1958. Democratic national committeeman for Nevada, 1968-1988. Chairman Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects, 1985-1995.

    Member advisory board Aid for Aids of Nevada, 1987-1996. Trustee Bluecoats, Inc., 1987-1996. Member executive committee University Nevada Las Vegas Foundation, 1988-1996.

    Member national advisory council American Civil Liberties Union, 1988-1996. Board directors National Judicial College, 1991-1994. Private to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Bar Association, Nevada Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Bette Norene Hoge, August 1, 1946. 1 child, Gail.
    • father: Harry William Sawyer
    • mother: Bula Bell (Cameron) Sawyer
    • spouse: Bette Norene Hoge
    • child: Gail Sawyer
    Grant Sawyer
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    Born December 14, 1918
    Died February 19, 1996
    (aged 77)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      Linfield College
    • 1944
      U.Nev.
    • 1948
      Georgetown University
    • 1948 - 1950
      Private practice
      Elko, Nevada, United States
    • 1950 - 1958
      district attorney, Elko County
    • 1959 - 1967
      governor State of Nevada
    • 1967 - 1996
      senior, partner Lionel Sawyer & Collins
      Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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