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Leareno Development


Historical Note

Leareno Development (LD) was responsible for the commercial and industrial development of land formerly used as Stead Air Force Base near Reno, Nevada. Its responsibilities included issues related to water usage and other natural resources in the area in the late 1960s. It was established in 1967 or 1968 (dates vary) when WPL purchased the land.

Officers of the company included WPL as Chairman of the Board, Gian Carlo Bertelli as President, and James Sweger as Vice President. The company dissolved in 2006, per Nevada records.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Series VII. Leareno Development, 1967-1974, 1982, 1991, undated

Scope and Contents: Leareno Development Series VII: Leareno Development (LD) is a small series that provides a brief indication of the company’s focus on real estate, water usage, and property development in Reno, Nevado. The series has been subdivided into four subseries: administrative records, financial records, photographs, and publicity materials. The first subseries, administrative records,...

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