Gov. Jim Gibbons

Kevin Clifford/Nevada Appeal Gov. Jim Gibbons

Kevin Clifford/Nevada Appeal Gov. Jim Gibbons

Jim Gibbons

Office: Governor

Party: Republican

Office phone: (775) 684-5670

Address: Capitol

101 N. Carson St.

Carson City, NV 89710


Public service history: Nevada Assembly 1989-1994, U.S. House of Representatives 1997-2006, elected governor 2007-2010

Occupation: geologist, lawyer, airline pilot

Born: Dec. 16, 1944

Education: Juris Doctorate, Southwestern School of Law, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in mining/geology University of Nevada, Reno

Family: wife, Dawn; children Christopher, Jennifer and Jimmy, three grandchildren

Hobbies/Special Interests: chukkar hunting, old cars and playing rock 'n' roll music

Personal and professional achievements: U.S. Air Force and Nevada Air Guard pilot 29 years serving in both the Vietnam War and Gulf War receiving 19 service medals including the Distinguished Flying Cross for reconnaissance missions in the Gulf, commercial airline pilot, hydrologist with the Office of the Federal Water Master, lifetime Tax Fighter Award from the National Tax Limitation Committee, Sonny Montgomery Award from the National Guard Bureau for service to the National Guard, Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Service to Minerals Industry Award from the Northwest Mining Association


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