Elliott, Russell R.

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Elliott, Russell R. Gender: M
Richard Russell Elliott
born on 2 June 1912 at 14:25 (= 2:25 PM )
Place Ely, Nevada, 39n15, 114w53
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 11°58' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 15°09 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 17°59'


American historian and biographer whose books include Growing Up In a Company Town: A Family in the Copper Camp of McGill (Nevada Historical Society, 1990), History of Nevada (University of Nebraska Press, 1973), Nevada's Twentieth-Century Mining Boom: Tonopah, Goldfield, Ely (University of Nevada Press, 1966), and Servant of Power: A Political Biography of Senator William M. Stewart (University of Nevada Press, 1983).

His History of Nevada, the most comprehensive one-volume history of the state, which summarizes Nevada's economic, political, and social history since 1973, was republished in a revised edition by University of Nebraska Press in 1987. He died on 16 March 1998 in Reno, Nevada, aged 86.


  • Work : Prize 1998 (Nevada Writers Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Birth certificate provided by Sy Scholfield.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Nevada Writers Hall of Fame)