Dr. Lonnie Hammargren (NevadaDays,org) is a longtime Nevadan serving the public as a former LT. Governor, and member of the UNLV Board of Regents. Lonnie is an accomplished surgeon. His science interests are broad, ranging from biology to medicine, mathematics, anthropology and psychology.
His special focus is the history of scientific thought, archaeology and astronomy. Lonnie is an avid collector with special interests in trains, planes, cars, boats and the history of Nevada. His personal collections include: a Nevada History Yard, a Car Museum and an Egyptian Tomb which is a tribute to the history of ancient Egyptian medicine and science.