Sunday, January 15, 2012

Nevada Interesting People

Thelma Catherine Ryan was born in Ely on March 16, 1924, the day before St Patrick's Day. Her father, William M. Ryan Sr. was of Irish descent and gave Thelma the nickname of Pat. Pat Nixon was the First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974.

John Albert "Jack" Kramer was born in Las Vegas on August 1, 1921 . Jack was an American tennis player who was considered the "father" of professional tennis tours. For 35 years beginning in 1948, the Jack Kramer Autograph tennis racket was Wilson Sporting Goods most popular selling racket.

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