Bob Crowell

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Bob Crowell
Bob Crowell.jpg
Crowell in 2008
Mayor of Carson City
In office
January 5, 2009 – September 12, 2020
Preceded byMarv Teixeira
Succeeded byLori Bagwell (elect) [1]
Personal details
Robert Lamson Crowell

(1945-11-28)November 28, 1945
Tonopah, Nevada, U.S.
DiedSeptember 12, 2020(2020-09-12) (aged 74)
Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Susan Crowell
( m. 1971)
Education Stanford University ( BA)
University of California, Hastings ( J.D.)

Robert Lamson Crowell (November 28, 1945 – September 12, 2020) was an American attorney and politician. He was elected Mayor of Carson City, Nevada in 2008, and served from January 5, 2009 until his death. [2] He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Crowell earned a bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 1967 and a J.D. from Hastings College of the Law in 1973. [3] He served in the Vietnam War before retiring from the U.S. Navy as a captain. [4]

Crowell ran unopposed in the 2012 election, guaranteeing his second, four-year term. [5] Under Nevada state law, uncontested elections are not included on the ballot. [6]

Crowell died at a VA hospital in Reno, Nevada on September 12, 2020, at age 74. [4]


  1. ^ "Carson City Mourns the Death of Mayor Bob Crowell". Carson City. September 12, 2020. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  2. ^ Frank, Dave (2009-01-06). "New Carson City mayor, other officials sworn in". Nevada Appeal. Retrieved 2012-06-10.
  3. ^ "Mayor Robert Crowell". Carson City government. Archived from the original on 2014-02-13. Retrieved 2012-06-10.
  4. ^ a b Duggan, Brian (2020-09-12). "Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell dies; motorcade will take body from Reno to Carson at 1 p.m." Reno Gazette-Journal. Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  5. ^ Dornan, Geoff (2012-03-21). "Crowell, Tatro unopposed in re-elections". Nevada Appeal. Retrieved 2012-06-10.
  6. ^ "Candidates forum set for Tuesday". Nevada Appeal. 2012-05-20. Retrieved 2012-06-10.
Political offices
Preceded by
Marv Teixeira
Mayor of Carson City
Succeeded by
Lori Bagwell (elect)