List of United States federal courthouses in Nevada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Following is a list of current and former courthouses of the United States federal court system located in Nevada. Each entry indicates the name of the building along with an image, if available, its location and the jurisdiction it covers,[1] the dates during which it was used for each such jurisdiction, and, if applicable the person for whom it was named, and the date of renaming. Dates of use will not necessarily correspond with the dates of construction or demolition of a building, as pre-existing structures may be adapted or court use, and former court buildings may later be put to other uses. Also, the official name of the building may be changed at some point after its use as a federal court building has been initiated.

Courthouses[edit]

Courthouse City Image Street address Jurisdiction[1] Dates of use Named for
Paul Laxalt State Building
(formerly the U.S. Court House & Post Office)
Carson City Paul Laxalt State Building.jpg 401 North Carson Street D. Nev. 1891–1965
Now in use by the Nevada Commission on Tourism
Governor Paul Laxalt (1999)
Las Vegas Post Office and Courthouse Las Vegas Las Vegas Mob Museum 2012.jpg 300 East Stewart Avenue D. Nev. 1933–1983 n/a
Foley Federal Building and United States Courthouse Las Vegas TransparentPlaceholder.png 300 Las Vegas Boulevard South D. Nev. ?–present The Foley family of Nevada.[2] (1984)
Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse Las Vegas Lasvegascourthouse.jpg 333 Las Vegas Boulevard D. Nev. 2002–present District Court judge Lloyd D. George
C. Clifton Young Federal Building and United States Courthouse Reno NV-Reno 1965 1 Ref.jpg 300 Booth Street D. Nev. 1965–present
Used by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Rep. Clarence Clifton Young (1988)
Bruce R. Thompson U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building Reno Sculpture "Perforated Object" at Virginia Street entrance of Bruce R. Thompson U.S. Courthouse, Reno, Nevada LCCN2010720020.tif 400 South Virginia Street D. Nev. 1995–present District Court judge Bruce Rutherford Thompson

Key[edit]

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
†† NRHP-listed and also designated as a National Historic Landmark

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b For the usage of court abbreviations, see List of United States district and territorial courts.
  2. ^ The Foley family of Nevada historically includes District Court Judge Roger Thomas Foley, and his son, District Court judge Roger D. Foley, as well as several Nevada district attorneys and attorneys general. Gloria J. Sturman, The Foley Family: Four Generationsof Service, The Nevada Bar (January 1, 2003).

External links[edit]