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Stocker, Harold J., 1900-1983


Harold Stocker was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on March 8, 1900. He and his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1911. Harold Stocker operated Nevada Silica Sand Company in Overton, Nevada, from 1932 to 1940. He was elected to the Clark County Commission in 1938. In 1939, he built the Chief Hotel Court, and in 1948, the Desert Plaza Apartments. Stocker was state GOP chairman in the 1950s. Harold died January 9, 1983 in Las Vegas.