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Legislative Biography -- 72nd (2003) Session

Wendell P. Williams


Clark County Assembly

District No. 6

Administrative Officer




Born:  1950; St. Joseph, Louisiana.

Educated:  Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.S., M.Ed.

Married:  Zelda Puryear-Williams.

Children:  Chiquita, Wesley, Briar.

Hobbies/Special Interests:  Art collecting, car collecting, reading.

Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 1987-2003—three special and nine regular sessions.


Affiliations:  Order of Elks Lodge; Kappa Phi Kappa; Omega Psi Phi; Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors, Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Las Vegas; Co-Chairman, Governor’s Commission on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; Member, Governor’s Commission on Educational Excellence; Member, Goals 2000; Southern University Alumni Association.


Personal and Professional Achievements:  Leadership Award presented by United States Senator Harry Reid; Talk Show Host, KCEP Radio; Award, National Education Association, 1993; Clark County School District’s Crystal Apple Award; Las Vegas Street Named “Wendell P. Williams Way”; Las Vegas Elementary School Named “Wendell P. Williams Elementary School”; Mable Manor Residents Council Leadership Award.


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