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Grant Sawyer

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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.

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

  • Other Work

    • 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