|Frank Bell 1890|
Born in Toronto, Canada on January 28, 1840, Frank Bell came to Nevada when he was supervising the construction of a transcontinental telegraph through Nevada in 1858 to 1860. He was one of the operators to telegraph Nevada's Constitution to Washington, D.C. in 1864. Bell served as Acting-Governor when Governor Stevenson signed a disability certificate on September 1, 1890 until the inauguration of Governor Colcord. He was the first foreign born governor of the state. Bell died in his daughter's home in Oakland on February 13, 1927.
A - Z CORRESPONDENCE, 1890