Reinhold Sadler

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Reinhold Sadler
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9th Governor of Nevada
In office
April 10, 1896 – January 5, 1903
Lieutenant James R. Judge
Preceded by John E. Jones
Succeeded by John Sparks
10th Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
In office
1895–1896
Governor John E. Jones
Preceded by Joseph Poujade
Succeeded by James R. Judge
Personal details
Born (1848-01-10)January 10, 1848
Czarnikau, Posen Province, Prussia
Died January 30, 1906(1906-01-30) (aged 58)
Eureka, Nevada, U.S.
Resting place Lone Mountain Cemetery
Carson City, Nevada, U.S.
Political party Silver

Reinhold Sadler (January 10, 1848 – January 30, 1906) was an American politician. He was the ninth Governor of Nevada. He was a member of the Silver Party.

Biography[edit]

Sadler was born on January 10, 1848 in Czarnikau, Posen Province, Prussia. His education was limited to the common schools of his native country. He immigrated to America first moving to Virginia City, and later Eureka. He married Louise Zadow in Hamilton, Nevada on May 26, 1874, and the couple had six children, Wihlemina, William Arthur, Bertha, Edgar, Alfred and Clarence.[1]

Career[edit]

Sadler settled in Eureka, Nevada and worked as a miner, a miller, and a merchant. He was elected treasurer of Eureka County in 1880.

After two unsuccessful campaigns for state offices, he was elected the tenth Lieutenant Governor in 1895. After the death of Governor John E. Jones, Sadler became Acting Governor, making him only the third foreign-born governor of Nevada,[2] and he was and elected Governor in 1898. During his tenure, the Farmer's Institute was launched and the State Board of Assessors was established.[3]

After finishing out his term Sadler returned to Eureka, and resumed his various business enterprises. He was a Stalwart Silver candidate for U. S. Representative at large in 1904, but was not successful.[4]

Death[edit]

Sadler died in Eureka on January 30, 1906, at the age of 58. He is interred at Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Nevada.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reinhold Sadler". Nevada's First Ladies. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Reinhold Sadler". Nevada State Library and Archives. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Reinhold Sadler". Encyclopedia of Nevada. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Reinhold Sadler". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Reinhold Sadler". Find A Grave. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Mary Ellen Glass, "The Silver Governors: Immigrants in Nevada Politics," Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, Sept 1978, Vol. 21#3 pp 170–188

External links[edit]


Political offices
Preceded by
John E. Jones
Governor of Nevada
1896–1903
Succeeded by
John Sparks
Preceded by
Joseph Poujade
Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
1895–1896
Succeeded by
James R. Judge