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Emmet D Boyle

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Lieutenant  Maurice J. Sullivan
Role  Former Governor of Nevada
Preceded by  Tasker Oddie
Party  Democratic Party

Political party  Democratic
Succeeded by  James G. Scrugham
Name  Emmet Boyle
Resigned  January 1, 1923
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Born  July 26, 1879 Gold Hill, Nevada, U.S. (1879-07-26)
Resting place  Masonic Memorial Gardens Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Died  January 3, 1926, Reno, Nevada, United States
Education  University of Nevada, Reno
Previous office  Governor of Nevada (1915–1923)

Emmet Derby Boyle (July 26, 1879 – January 3, 1926) was an American politician. He was the 13th Governor of Nevada. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Biography

Boyle was born on July 26, 1879 in Gold Hill, Nevada, making him the first governor of Nevada to be born in the state. He was a mining engineer, and was the Governor of Nevada from 1915 to 1923. He also served as president of the Reno Chamber of Commerce.

As governor, he gained prominence for his opposition to boxing. In 1918, he refused to allow Fred Fulton and Jess Willard to fight in the state.

After retiring as governor, he served as publisher of the Nevada State Journal.

Boyle died on January 3, 1926 in Reno, Nevada, at the age of 46.

References

Emmet D. Boyle Wikipedia


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