|E. Parry Thomas|
AKA Edward Parry Thomas
Birthplace: Ogden, UT
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bank of Las Vegas
Military service: US Army (intelligence unit, WWII)
Business partner with Jerry Mack, E. Parry Thomas is responsible more than anyone for the present scale of Las Vegas as it is today. The bank was the only institution willing to lend money to the somewhat shady characters for casino improvements and construction. Used by Howard Hughes as agent for his Las Vegas real estate acquisitions. Purchased land around UNLV and held it in a foundation until it could be purchased by the school at cost. Lent $1.2M to Steve Wynn to buy land near Caesars Palace, which Wynn then sold to that casino for $2.25M after he stated his intent to build a casino there.
Father: (plumbing contractor)
Bank of Las Vegas President (1961-)
Friends for Harry Reid
John McCain 2008
Romney for President
Romney Victory Inc.
Gaming Hall of Fame 1989
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