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Five Term Senators

A 5th term is something Senator Harry Reid shares with only three others throughout Nevada's history:

William Morris StewartWilliam Morris Stewart, Republican, served 1865-1875
He was responsible for national mining laws and the guiding force behind the 15th Amendment.

John Percival JonesJohn Percival Jones, Republican, served 1873-1903
He pushed to monetize silver.

Key PittmanKey Pittman, Democrat, served 1913-1940
He was chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and president pro tem, second in line to the presidency.

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