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  Laxalt, Paul D.
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NamePaul D. Laxalt
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Carson City, Nevada , United States
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Born August 02, 1922
DiedAugust 06, 2018 (96 years)
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Aug 06, 2018 10:51pm
Tags U.S. Army - Catholic -
Infoborn in Reno, Washoe County, Nev., August 2, 1922; attended the public schools of Carson City, Nev.; attended Santa Clara (Calif.) University 1940-1943; graduated, University of Denver 1949 and University of Denver Law School 1949; admitted to the Nevada bar in 1949 and commenced practice in Carson City; district attorney, Ormsby County, Nev., 1950-1954; city attorney, Carson City 1951-1954; Nevada lieutenant governor 1963-1966; Governor of Nevada 1966-1970; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate November 5, 1974, for the six-year term commencing January 3, 1975; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 18, 1974, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alan Bible for the term ending January 3, 1975; reelected in 1980, and served from December 18, 1974, to January 3, 1987; did not seek reelection in 1986; lawyer, practicing in Washington, D.C.; is a resident of Carson City, Nev., and Falls Church, Va.


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Daughter Michelle Laxalt 0000-
Grandson Adam Paul Laxalt 1978-

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RACES
  11/04/1980 NV US Senate Won 58.52% (+21.14%)
  09/09/1980 NV US Senate - R Primary Won 90.33% (+85.39%)
  08/19/1976 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 0.09% (-84.95%)
  12/18/1974 NV US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1974 NV US Senate Won 46.97% (+0.37%)
  09/03/1974 NV US Senate - R Primary Won 81.49% (+72.06%)
  11/08/1966 NV Governor Won 52.16% (+4.31%)
  09/06/1966 NV Governor - R Primary Won 94.70% (+89.40%)
  11/03/1964 NV US Senate Lost 49.98% (-0.04%)
  09/01/1964 NV US Senate - R Primary Won 90.29% (+85.16%)
  11/06/1962 NV Lt. Governor Won 54.83% (+9.67%)
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  07/01/1988 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-67.90%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
US President - R Convention - Jul 17, 1980 R Ronald Wilson Reagan
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 1976 R Ronald Wilson Reagan
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens