Clyde Fisk

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Clyde W. Fisk was born in 1908 and died in 1990.[1] [2]

Effie Mae Fisk mother[3] ran a boarding house in Sulphur, where she met Fisk's father. In 1911,[4] Mrs. Fisk homesteaded a ranch in Squaw Valley.

Clyde Fisk was a youngster around the time of the 1915 Shootout at Hualipi Flats.

The 1925 Washoe County Directory shows a Fisk, C. W., who is presumably Clyde Fisk. Fisk also paid 1936 taxes at Deep Hole.

Squaw Reservoir was possibly known as Fisk Reservoir.[5]

Fisk married Jeanne Catherine Mudgette in 1947. Jeanne died in 1957 at the age of 39.[6]


  1. Clyde Fisk, 1940 Census.
  2. "Clyde W. Fisk," Reno Gazette-Journal, Dec 23 1990, page 20.
  3. "Funeral Held for Mrs. Fisk," Reno Evening Gazette, February 5, 1947, page 20.
  4. "Fisk Homestead a State Institution," Doris Cerveri, Reno Gazette-Journal, December 27, 1975, page 4.
  5. Renee Corona Kolvet, Victoria Ford, "The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada: From Boys to Men," Description of a CCC camp in Gerlach by Claude Chadwell. "Fisk Reservoir [Squaw Creek Reservoir] is still there"
  6. "Gerlach Matron Passes in Reno," Reno Evening Gazette, Aug 12 1957, page 13.