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                  In addition, several future political and business figures emerged out of this boom.  George Wingfield, for example, made his fortune in Goldfield. We will see later that he turns to  banking and dominates Nevada’s political seen for decades (although he never held public office  himself). And Patrick McCarran, although born in the Truckee Meadows, rose to prominence as an  attorney in Nye County. There, as the divorce attorney for Wingfield’s wife, he became a lifelong  enemy of George Wingfield. More importantly, McCarran became one of the most powerful  Nevadans in U. S. history as a U. S. Senator during the Cold War years: In  Nevada: A History of the Silver State , Chapter 8 What new mining camp discovered in 1900 ended Nevada’s mining depression?  tonopah
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  • Spring '11
  • JohnReid
  • History, George Wingfield, boom.  George Wingfield

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