|Roswell Keyes Colcord 1891-1894|
Nevada's seventh governor was born in North Searsport, Waldo County, Maine on April 25, 1839 where he was apprenticed to a ship builder and became a carpenter. He came west to California in 1856, later to Aurora, Nevada in 1860, and finally to Virginia City in 1863 where he became a successful mining engineer. Following his term as go vernor, he served as the Superintendent of the U.S. Mint from 1898 to 1911. He died in Carson City on October 30, 1939 at the age of 100.
A - Z CORRESPONDENCE, 1891-1894