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Frederick Bennett BALZAR, Governor. Member: Mason; Shrine, 32°; Knights of Pythias.; Elks.

Background

BALZAR, Frederick Bennett was born on June 15, 1880 in Virginia City, Nevada. Son of Serafino and Minnie (Bennett) Balzar

Education

Public and High Schools

Career

He was a member of Nevada state house of representatives in 1905. Then he became a member of Nevada state senate and served between 1909 and 1917.

Balzar won the race for governor in 1926, defeating the incumbent James G. Scrugham. After a lengthy illness Balzar died in the governor's mansion on March 21, 1934 in Carson City, Nevada.

Politics

Balzar won the race for governor in 1926, defeating the incumbent James G. Scrugham. After a lengthy illness Balzar died in the governor's mansion on March 21, 1934 in Carson City, Nevada.

Connections

spouse Idelle Edna Sinnamon, Nov. 11, 1907.