High School, Carson City, University of Santa Clara, California, Denver University School of Law.
Practice in, Carson City. Partner firm Laxalt, Ross & Laxalt, 1954-1962. District attorney Ormsby County, 1951-1954.
City attorney Carson City, 1954-1955. Lieutenant governor Nevada, 1962-1966. Governor, 1966-1970; senior partner Laxalt, Berry & Allison, Carson City, 1970-1974.
United States Senator from Nevada, 1974-1986. Attorney Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey, Washington, 1987-1988, Laxalt, Washington, Perito & Dubuc, Washington, 1988-1990. Founder, president The Paul Laxalt Group, since 1990.
President, general manager Ormsby House Hotel and Casino, Carson City, 1972-1975.
General chairman National Republican Party, 1983-1987. Chairman Ronald Reagan for President, 1976, 80, 84. Co-chairman George Bush for President, 1988, 92.
Member American Bar Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Eagles.
Married Jackalyn Ross, June 23, 1946 (divorced). Children: Gail, Sheila, John, Michelle, Kevin, Kathleen. Married Carol Wilson, January 2, 1976.
1 child, Denise.