William Raggio

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State Senate (Nevada Washoe 3)

Family: Wife: Dale; 3 Children: Leslie, Tracy, Mark (Deceased)

Born: 10/30/1926 Reno, NV

Home: Reno, Nevada

Religion: Catholic

Education: JD, Hastings College of Law, University of California, 1951 BA, University of Nevada, Reno, 1948 Attended, Boalt Hall College of Law, University of California, Berkeley Attended, University of Oklahoma Attended, Louisiana Tech

Profession: Director, Archon Corporation, present Attorney, Jones-Vargas Law Firm, 1998-present Senior Partner, Vargas-Bartlett, 1991-1998 Attorney, Raggio, Wooster and Linder, 1980-1991 District Attorney, Washoe County, Nevada, 1958-1970 Assistant District Attorney, Washoe County, Nevada, 1952-1958 Second Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1944-1946 United States National Reserve

Political: Member, Washoe County Republican State Central Committee, present Majority Floor Leader, Nevada State Senate, 1987-1989, 1993-present Senator, Nevada State Senate, 1973-present Minority Floor Leader, Nevada State Senate, 1977-1979, 1983-1986, 1991, 2009 Member, Legislative Commission, 1973-1975, 1977-1997 Alternate, Legislative Commission, 1985-1988 1991-1993

Congressional Membership: Vice Chair, Interim Finance Committee, 1987-1988, 1995-1996, 1999-2000, 2003-2004, 2007-2008 Chair, Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee, 2007-2008 Vice Chair, Legislative Committee on Education, 2007-2008 Chair, Senate Committee on Finance, 1987-1989, 1993-2007 Chair, Legislative Committee on Education, 1997-1999, 2001-2003, 2005-2006 Chair, Interim Finance Committee, 1989-1990, 1993-1994, 1997-1998, 2001-2002, 2005-2006 Board of Directors, Senate President's Forum

Organization Membership: Member, Alpha Tau Omega, present Member, American Judicature Society, present Member, American Legion, present Member, American Trial Lawyers Association, present Member, Council of State Governments, present Member, Board of Trustees/Executive Advisory Board, E. L. Wiegand Foundation, present Member, Nevada State Bar Association, present Member, Phi Alpha Delta, present Member, Reno (Host) Lions Club, present Member, Washoe County Bar Association, present Board of Directors, American Legislative Exchange Council, 1983-present Director, Sierra Health Services, 1984-2006 National Chair, American Legislative Exchange Council, 1993 Member, Reno Board of Directors, National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1966-1970, 1983-1987 Member, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1979-1982 Member, House of Delegates, American Bar Association, 1967-1970 Honorary Life Member/National President/Vice-President/Board of Directors, National District Attorneys Association, 1961-1970 Member, Washoe County Community Action Program, 1964-1967 President, Nevada State District Attorneys Association, 1960-1963 Secretary, Nevada State District Attorneys Association, 1959-1960 State Chair, Junior Bar Conference, 1957-1960 Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates Master, American Inns of Court Member, Elks Member, International Academy of Law and Science Member, Prospectors



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