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Nevada Appeal at 150: Nov. 9, 1966 — Laxalt new Silver State governor

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year. NOV. 9, 1966: Lt. Gov. Paul Laxalt, the son of a Basque sheepherder, celebrated victory over Gov. Grant Sawyer when he won the Nevada governorship in November 1966. He served as governor through Jan. 4, 1971.