|Governor Jim Gibbons|
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Jim Gibbons was born December 16, 1944 and grew up in Sparks, Nevada. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Geology and a master’s in Mining/Geology from the University of Nevada, Reno; a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law; and completed post-graduate work at the University of Southern California. Gibbons served in the United States Air Force from 1967-1971 and the Nevada Air National Guard from 1975-1996. He also worked in the private sector as a commercial airline pilot, a hydrologist for the Federal Water Master, a mining and exploration geologist, and as a mining and water rights attorney in Nevada.
Jim Gibbons served three terms in the Nevada State Assembly from 1989 to 1994. In 1996 he was elected to represent Nevada's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, where he served five terms. In 2006 he was elected Nevada’s 29th Governor, serving from January 2007 until January 2011.
The records of Governor Jim Gibbons are being processed and will be made available as soon as possible. Executive Orders are available online.