JOHN W. MARVEL
Assembly District No. 34
(Humboldt and Pershing Counties and parts of
Elko, Eureka, and Lander Counties)
Born: September 11, 1926; Battle Mountain, Nevada.
Educated: Schools in Battle Mountain, Nevada; University of Nevada, Reno, B.A.
Married: Wilburta (Willie) Shidler.
Children: Sharon Marvel Andreasen, John E. Marvel, Michelle Marvel Slagle.
Military: United States Army, World War II.
Legislative Service: Nevada Assembly, 1979-99--three special and 11 regular sessions; Minority Floor Leader, 1993. Interim Finance Committee: Member, 1981-98, Co-Chairman, 1995-96. Committee on Ways and Means: Chairman, 1985, Co-Chairman, 1995. Vice Chairman, Legislative Committee on Public Lands, 1995-98; Vice Chairman, Legislative Commissions Audit Subcommittee, 1995-96; Chairman, Interim Finance Committees Advisory Board on Prison Industries, 1995-98.
Affiliations: Battle Mountain Lodge No. 23, F. & A.M.; York Rite Bodies; Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite; Kerak Temple; Order of Eastern Star, Mountain Star Chapter No. 21; American Legislative Exchange Council; Western Legislative Conference.
Personal and Professional Achievements: Past President, Nevada Cattlemens Association; past Chairman, Lander County Planning Commission; past Chairman, Nevada Tax Commission; past Member, Advisory Council to Public Land Law Review Commission.