Notable Nevadans; Snap-Shots of Sagebrushers Who Are Doing Things

Notable Nevadans; Snap-Shots of Sagebrushers Who Are Doing Things

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...and came to Nevada. He has since that time devoted his entire attention to mining. The Bonnie Hydraulic Mining Company property in Plumas county was organized by him. This company, of which Dr. John A. Lewis of Reno is president, is but one of his many interests. One of the more recent of the Wolfton Mining Company, owning valuable property which promises to put Washoe county well in the front ranks of Nevada as a gold-producer. Mr. Stanislawsky is managed of this property. Mr. Stanislawsky is one of the foremost progressive citizens of Reno, where he resides with his family at their home on Mill street. His recent work in aiding in the organization of Reno 's 50,000 club represents but a small part of the efiorts he had made in building up the metropolis of Nevada. HARVEY E. HARRIS, county clerk of Lander, is a worthy example of the race of young men who are now the backbone of the development of a new Nevada. He was born at Deadwood, South Dakota, September 8, 1882, but spent the greater part of his youth in Helena, Montana, and Weiser, Idaho, where hi father, a veteran journalist of the west, is now editor of the Weiser Signal. While still under twenty-four years of age Mr. Harris came to Nevada, settling at Austin in 1906. There he engaged in the telephone construction and management business, taking charge of the line south from Austin to Manhattan and Round Mountain, no small charge in those terrific boom days. Notwithstanding the immense press of business he rose to the opportunity and made a success. He has continued in the same line ever since and has discharged his duties with credit to himself and satisfaction to the patrons of the line. At present he is leasing the telephone lines of Lander county. His interest is not...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236883403
  • 9781236883407