Sometimes a political ad will give you just as much information as an official record, for instance this 1944 political ad in the Nevada newspaper.
In the ad they have his bio
I used the information off of the ad to create a tree and in so doing was able to find many more records.
I was able to get many items off of the newspaper collection that is on Ancestry.com.
In the end I was able to find three family tree owners who had some connection to the person in the political ad and I was able to send them not only the link to the ad but many more records.
So always look at all the items in the newspaper even if they seem to be way off track.
Jose from Clarkston, Michigan
Here is the message I sent the family tree owners:
12 miles east of Sparks
in Truckee River Canyon
HS in Reno, Nevada
1897 entered U of Nevada
1902 at age 26 – elected to Nevada State Legislature
from Washoe County.
1903 – Married
Martha H. Weeks of Wells, Nevada
[Wells, Elko, Nevada, USA]
one son – Sam age 22 PFC in US Army
1905 – Pat admitted to the Nevada Bar
1906 – Pat age 30 became Dist Attorney
of Nye County
1912 – Pat age 36 – judge on Nev. Supreme Court
Chief Justice four (4) years
1932 – Pat elected U.S. Senate
1938 – reelcted to U.S. Senate
Oct 18 1944 – Candidae for Re-election to US Senate
Pat – Find A Grave Memorial# 7125891
Martha – Find A Grave Memorial# 141709275
Created Tree to hold item:
Pat McCarran political Ad 1944 – Nev. – Family Tree
Mineral County Independent and … – Oct 18, 1944
Sent to Family Trees:
Weeks,Anderson,Goss,Jesi Hawk14 Owner: deedaffyd1
Sean Mc Carron family tree Owner: lonewolf13691
Estes Family Tree Owner: annaestes_1
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