George Wingfield: Owner and Operator of Nevada, by C. Elizabeth Raymond
George Wingfield was a major figure in Nevada history in the early decades of the twentieth century, and his legacy is felt throughout the state even today.
A political and economic titan, George Wingfield made a fortune in the gold fields of central Nevada and promptly bought a chain of banks and several hotels. His power was legendary and prevailing. Elizabeth Raymond's biography depicts the man and his times from his humble birth in Arkansas in 1876 until his death in Reno in 1959.
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: University of Nevada Press (November 1, 1992)