|Mayor of Reno|
November 5, 2002
|Preceded by||Jeff Griffin|
|28th Lieutenant Governor of Nevada|
|Preceded by||Myron E. Leavitt|
|Succeeded by||Bob Miller|
|Born||Robert Alan Cashell
April 22, 1938
Longview, Texas, U.S.
|Political party||Republican (1983 – present)|
|Democratic (until 1983)|
|Spouse(s)||Nancy Parker Cashell|
|Residence||Reno, Nevada, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Stephen F. Austin State University
University of Nevada, Reno
Robert Alan "Bob" Cashell (born April 22, 1938) is an American businessman and politician. He is the current mayor of Reno, Nevada since 2002. He served as the 28th Lieutenant Governor of Nevada from 1983 to 1987, and on the University of Nevada System Board of Regents from 1979 to 1982. He is a member of the Republican Party and a former member of the Democratic Party.
Due to his large contributions to students a field house at University of Nevada was constructed and named after him.
He is also a prominent businessman, owning Cashell Enterprises, a hotel/casino company.
He bought Bill & Effies, a truck stop, in 1967, and renamed it Boomtown Casino & Hotel Reno.
He sold it in 1988 after turning the property into a casino/resort.
His son, Robert A. Cashell, Jr., was a partner in the new ownership of the Fitzgeralds Casino & Hotel in downtown Reno (which is now out of business).
Kling, Dwayne. The Rise of The Biggest Little City: An Encyclopedic History, 1931-1981. University of Nevada Press. 2000
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Myron E. Leavitt
|Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
|Mayor of Reno
November 5, 2002 – present