Paul Laxalt

 

 

Age: 96

 

Summary: former governor of Nevada from 1967 to 1971 who rose to political power as a close ally of President Ronald Reagan after he had a storied political career, including a brief run for president in 1987, who was credited with repairing damaged ties between state and federal governments over Nevada's gambling industry, who also helped to launch the state's community college system, the first medical school, and Lake Tahoe preservation efforts.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: August 2, 1922

 

Died: August 6, 2018

 

Location: McLean, Virginia