| Maurice J. Sullivan|
Former Governor of Nevada
James G. Scrugham
January 1, 1923
| July 26, 1879
Gold Hill, Nevada, U.S. (1879-07-26) |
Masonic Memorial Gardens
Reno, Nevada, U.S.
January 3, 1926, Reno, Nevada, United States
University of Nevada, Reno
Governor of Nevada (1915–1923)
Emmet D. Boyle Wikipedia
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.
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.