Sep. 17, 1883 Vicksburg Warren County Mississippi, USA
Nov. 29, 1964 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA
Nevada Governor. A native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, he moved to Nevada in 1904 where, after a stint in the lumber and coal industry he became involved in the newspaper industry, owning several newspaper companies. He served as Governor of Nevada from 1945 to 1951.
He was the son of William Buckner Pittman and Catherine Key and brother to Key Pittman. He married Ida Loouise Brewington on 20 May 1919 in Reno, Washoe, NV (bio by: Bigwoo)
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The mausoleum and grave stones at the Masonic section in Mountain View cemetery looked bad because they use reclaimed water and it has turned all of them brown. What a shame.... -
DNHS Added: Aug. 18, 2015