BRYAN, Richard H, (1937 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1989-2001
Party: Democrat

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

BRYAN, Richard H, a Senator from Nevada; born in Washington, D.C., July 16, 1937; attended public school in Las Vegas, Nev., graduated from University of Nevada, Reno, 1959; received law degree from University of California (Hastings) College of Law, 1963; United States Army 1959-1960; admitted to the bar and commenced practice of law in Nevada, 1963; public defender 1966-1968; member of the Nevada senate 1972-1978; Nevada attorney general 1979-1983; Governor of Nevada 1983-1989; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1988; reelected in 1994, and served from January 3, 1989, to January 3, 2001; was not a candidate for reelection in 2000; chairman, Select Committee on Ethics (One Hundred Third Congress).