Clarence D. Van Duzer
|Clarence D. Van Duzer|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nevada's At-Large district
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907
|Preceded by||Francis G. Newlands|
|Succeeded by||George A. Bartlett|
May 4, 1864|
Idaho City, Idaho Territory
|Died||September 28, 1947
Passaic, New Jersey
Van Duzer was born Idaho City, Idaho, and attended public and private schools in Nevada and California. He attended the University of California at Berkeley; graduated from the State University of Nevada at Reno in 1889 and from the law department of Georgetown University, Washington, D. C., in 1893.
In 1893, VanDuzer began to practice before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. He was appointed by the Governor of Nevada, in 1892, to the position of State Land Agent with residence in Washington, D.C. He served as private secretary to Senator Francis G. Newlands for five years.
Van Duzer returned to Nevada and became interested in mining. He was elected District Attorney of Humboldt County in 1898. He was a member of the Nevada Assembly from 1900 to 1902 and served as speaker. Elected and re-elected as a Democrat to the U. S. House of Representatives, he served from March 4,1903 to March 3, 1907.
Van Duzer resumed his mining interests. In 1922, he moved to Passaic, New Jersey, and worked in the newspaper field.
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|United States House of Representatives|
Francis G. Newlands
|United States House of Representatives, Nevada At-Large
George A. Bartlett