Andre Agassi, Wimbledon champion and winner of over 800 singles matches, started his game in Las Vegas.
Henry Paige Comstock left his legacy as a trapper and prospector when he discovered the nation's largest silver deposit in Nevada, the Comstock Lode.
Patricia Nixon grew up in Ely before moving to the White House as the First Lady.
Sarah Winnemucca used her Paiute interpreting and peacemaking skills to help Western settlers at the turn of the century.
Lute Pease, cartoonist and Pulitzer Prize winner, drew his inspiration from his home state of Nevada.
Bing Crosby, legendary singer and actor, owned a ranch outside of Elko and was named as the town's honorary mayor.
Greg LeMond, world champion bicyclist and winner of the Tour de France, cycled through Washoe Valley as a kid.
Edna Purviance, born in Paradise Valley, acted opposite Charlie Chaplin in The Kid.
Wyatt Earp protected Tonopah from the outlaws of the wild west.
Mark Twain began his writing career as a journalist for Nevada's first newspaper, the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise.
Jack Dempsey was a bartender and bouncer for a Tonopah bar before beginning his boxing career.
Clara Bow, the silent film star known as the "It Girl" of 1920s Hollywood, lived on a ranch near Searchlight with her husband Rex Bell.
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