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Reno, NV

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofreno.com/

Population:
180480 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
13-May-1868

County:
Washoe County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Reno Gazette-Journal

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Nevada at Reno
1874

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Sierra Pacific Resources
1984
International Game Technology
1975
AMERCO
1945

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mädchen Amick
Actor
12-Dec-1970   Shelley the waitress from Twin Peaks
Melvin T. Brunetti
Judge
10-Nov-1933 30-Oct-2009 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-99
Chase Ellison
Actor
22-Sep-1993   Mysterious Skin
John Etchemendy
Educator
1952   Provost of Stanford University
Milton Frank
Diplomat
18-Nov-1919 13-Jan-1993 US Ambassador to Nepal, 1988-89
Curtis Hanson
Film Director
24-Mar-1945   LA Confidential
Procter Hug, Jr.
Judge
11-Mar-1931   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1977-2002
Bryce Johnson
Actor
18-Apr-1977   Josh Ford on Popular
Paul Laxalt
Politician
2-Aug-1922   US Senator from Nevada, 1974-87
Pat McCarran
Politician
8-Aug-1876 28-Sep-1954 US Senator from Nevada, 1933-54
Kristoffer Polaha
Actor
18-Feb-1977   Jason Matthews on North Shore
Dawn Wells
Actor
18-Oct-1938   Mary Ann on Gilligan's Island

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Emmet D. Boyle
Politician
26-Jul-1879 3-Jan-1926 Governor of Nevada, 1915-23
Ernest S. Brown
Attorney
25-Sep-1903 23-Jul-1965 US Senator from Nevada, 1954
Melvin T. Brunetti
Judge
10-Nov-1933 30-Oct-2009 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-99
Sunset Carson
Actor
12-Nov-1920 1-May-1990 B-Movie cowboy
Edward P. Carville
Politician
14-May-1885 27-Jun-1956 Governor of Nevada, 1939-45
Walter van Tilburg Clark
Novelist
3-Aug-1909 10-Nov-1971 The Ox-Bow Incident
Dizzy Dean
Baseball
16-Jan-1910 17-Jul-1974 MVP in 1934, won two World Series
Don Galloway
Actor
27-Jul-1937 8-Jan-2009 Det. Sgt. Ed Brown on Ironside
Samuel Goudsmit
Physicist
11-Jul-1902 4-Dec-1978 Conceived idea of Quantum Spin
Morley Griswold
Politician
10-Oct-1890 3-Oct-1951 Governor of Nevada, 1934-35
William P. Lear
Inventor
26-Jun-1902 14-May-1978 Lear Jet, Inc.
Warren Nelson
Business
19-Jan-1913 23-Sep-2004 Co-Owner, Club Cal Neva
Key Pittman
Politician
12-Sep-1872 10-Nov-1940 US Senator from Nevada, 1913-40
Tura Satana
Actor
10-Jul-1935 4-Feb-2011 Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
James V. Taranik
Geologist
23-Apr-1940 21-Jun-2011 Desert Research Institute
Beverly Tyler
Actor
5-Jul-1927 23-Nov-2005 The Green Years
Efrem Zimbalist
Violinist
9-Apr-1889 22-Feb-1985 Russian-American violinist



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