R. D. FergusonDemocratic
1867: Assembly Speaker, Nevada State Legislature
- Legislative Altercation: During the Assembly Session on April 9, 1862, Ferguson assaulted Speaker George Barstow after Barstow ruled Ferguson out of order. Ferguson was censured.
Source: Selected Officers of the Nevada Legislature by the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau (2010)
Source: Sacramento Daily Union (4/10/1862), p. 1