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Robert Frank List

former Governor of Nevada

Robert Frank List, American former Governor of Nevada. Bar: Nevada 1962, DC 1979. Recipient Humanitarian award National Conference Christians and Jews, 1980.


List, Robert Frank was born on September 1, 1936 in Visalia, California, United States. Son of Frank Way and Alice (Dove) List.


Bachelor of Science, Utah State University, 1959. Juris Doctor, University California, San Francisco, 1962.


Associate Richard Hanna Law Firm, Carson City, Nevada, 1962-1966, Laxalt, Ross & Laxalt Law Firm, Carson City, 1966-1967. District attorney Carson City County, 1967-1970. Attorney general State of Nevada, Carson City, 1971-1978, governor, 1979-1983.

Partner Vargas & Bartlett Law Firm, Reno, 1983-1986. Senior partner Beckley, Singleton, DeLanoy, Jemison & List, Chartered, 1986. Chief Executive Officer Robert List Company.

Board directors First Interstate Bank (National Association), Reno, Clark & Sullivan Constructors, Boomtown Inc.,, Strotek, Inc., American Judicature Society. Appointed United States Air Force Board/Visitors President Carter. Named to commission on national policy toward gambling President Nixon.

Named to planning council on radioactive wast management President Carter.


  • Bar: Nevada 1962, DC 1979.


National board directors American Cancer Society, 1977-1981. Member American Bar Association, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Geothermal Resources Council, International Association of Gaming Attorneys, National Public Lands Advisory Council, District of Columbia Bar Association, Western Attorneys General Association (president), Nevada District Attorneys Association (president), Western Governor's Association (president), Nevada State Bar Association, Washoe County Bar Association, Clark County Bar Association, American Judicial Society (board directors).


Married Mary Ann Minor, February 23, 1991. Children: Suzanne Kathryn, Franklin Mark, Michelle Alice.

Frank Way List

Alice (Dove) List

Mary Ann Minor

Suzanne Kathryn List

Franklin Mark List

Michelle Alice List