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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Salt Lake County

Index to Locations

  • Murray Murray City Cemetery
  • Salt Lake City Unknown location
  • Salt Lake City B'nai Israel Cemetery
  • Salt Lake City Fort Douglas Cemetery
  • Salt Lake City Kimball-Whitney Cemetery
  • Salt Lake City Mormon Pioneer Memorial
  • Salt Lake City Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Salt Lake City Mt. Olivet Cemetery
  • Salt Lake City Salt Lake City Cemetery
  • Salt Lake City Salt Lake City Memorial Mausoleum & Mortuary
  • Salt Lake City Temple Square
  • Salt Lake City Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
  • Sandy Larkin Sunset Gardens
  • Sandy Sandy City Cemetery
  • West Valley City Valley View Memorial Park


    Murray City Cemetery
    Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred L. Finlinson (1906-1995) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born September 30, 1906. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1948 (alternate). Died in Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 20, 1995 (age 88 years, 355 days). Interment at Murray City Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hamilton Morgan (1842-1894) — Born in Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., August 8, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1883. Mormon. Died in Preston, Oneida County, Idaho, August 14, 1894 (age 52 years, 6 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Ann Linton (who later married David King Udall (1851-1938)).
      Political family: Udall family of Arizona.


    B'nai Israel Cemetery
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      Simon Bamberger (1846-1926) — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Darmstadt, Germany, February 27, 1846. Democrat. Coal business; hotel owner; director and treasurer Bamberger Electric Railway; member of Utah state senate, 1903-07; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1904, 1924; Governor of Utah, 1917-21. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died October 6, 1926 (age 80 years, 221 days). Interment at B'nai Israel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Emanuel Bamberger and Helen (Fleish) Bamberger (1828-1925); married, November 23, 1881, to Ida Maas (1863-1936); father of Julian Maas Bamberger; uncle of Ernest Bamberger (1877-1958).
      Political family: Bamberger family of Salt Lake City, Utah.


    Fort Douglas Cemetery
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Duane Doty (1799-1865) — also known as James D. Doty — of Neenah, Winnebago County, Wis.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salem, Washington County, N.Y., November 5, 1799. Democrat. Lawyer; federal judge, 1828-32; member Michigan territorial council 7th District, 1834-35; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Wisconsin Territory, 1839-41; Governor of Wisconsin Territory, 1841-44; delegate to Wisconsin state constitutional convention, 1846; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1849-53; Governor of Utah Territory, 1863-65; died in office 1865. Presbyterian. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 13, 1865 (age 65 years, 220 days). Interment at Fort Douglas Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Chillus Doty and Sarah (Martin) Doty; married to Sarah Collins; father of Charles Doty (1824-1918); first cousin of Morgan Lewis Martin; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; fourth cousin once removed of Harrison Gray Otis.
      Political family: Otis family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS James D. Doty (built 1943, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Neely Johnson (1825-1872) — also known as J. Neely Johnson — of Sacramento County, Calif.; Carson City, Nev. Born in Johnson Township, Gibson County, Ind., August 2, 1825. Member of California state assembly 11th District, 1853-54; Governor of California, 1856-58; delegate to Nevada state constitutional convention, 1863; justice of Nevada state supreme court, 1867. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 31, 1872 (age 47 years, 29 days). Interment at Fort Douglas Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Kimball-Whitney Cemetery
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868) — also known as Heber C. Kimball — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Sheldon, Franklin County, Vt., June 14, 1801. One of the original Twelve Apostles in the early Mormon Church; member Utah territorial council, 1851-58. Mormon. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Injured in a carriage accident, and died soon after, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 22, 1868 (age 67 years, 8 days). Interment at Kimball-Whitney Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Farnham Kimball (1770-1825) and Anna (Spaulding) Kimball (1773-1825); great-grandfather of John Nicholas Udall (1913-2005).
      Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
      The city of Heber City, Utah, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mormon Pioneer Memorial
    (formerly Brigham Young Cemetery)
    140 East 1st Avenue
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      Brigham Young (1801-1877) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Whitingham, Windham County, Vt., June 1, 1801. Leader of the Mormon Church 1841-1877; Governor of Utah Territory, 1850-58. Mormon. Member, Freemasons. Died, of peritonitis and appendicitis, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 29, 1877 (age 76 years, 89 days). Interment at Mormon Pioneer Memorial; statue at Temple Square; statue at Heritage Plaza, St. George, Utah.
      Relatives: Father of Susa Young Gates (1856-1933).
      Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, is named for him.  — The city of Brigham City, Utah, is named for him.
      See also NNDB dossier


    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Kearns (1862-1918) — of Park City, Summit County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born near Woodstock, Ontario, April 11, 1862. Republican. Part owner of the Silver King mine; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); U.S. Senator from Utah, 1901-05. Died October 18, 1918 (age 56 years, 190 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Margaret Jenkinson Kearns (1897-1982).
      Political family: Kearns family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Margaret Jenkinson Kearns (1897-1982) — also known as Mrs. Edmond J. Kearns — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 25, 1897. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1932. Female. Died in 1982 (age about 84 years). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter-in-law of Thomas Kearns (1862-1918); granddaughter of Wayman Peter P. St. Clair.
      Political family: Kearns family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
      Wayman Peter P. St. Clair (b. 1842) — also known as Wayman P. P. St. Clair — of Ogallala, Keith County, Neb. Born in Monroe County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 30, 1842. Stationmaster for the Union Pacific Railroad; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1877. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George W. St. Clair and Ann (Keaton) St. Clair; married, August 22, 1866, to Mary Ann Furray; grandfather of Margaret Jenkinson Kearns (1897-1982).
      Political family: Kearns family of Salt Lake City, Utah.


    Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Founded 1874
    Politicians buried here:
    George H. Dern George Henry Dern (1872-1936) — also known as George H. Dern — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Dodge County, Neb., September 8, 1872. Democrat. General Manager of the Mercur Gold Mining and Milling Company; joint inventor, with Theodore P. Holt, of the Holt-Dern ore roaster; member of Utah state senate, 1915-23; Governor of Utah, 1925-33; U.S. Secretary of War, 1933-36; died in office 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1936. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died, in a hospital, of influenza and kidney failure, August 27, 1936 (age 63 years, 354 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Dern and Elizabeth (Dern) Dern; married, June 7, 1899, to Charlotte Brown.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Joseph Bracken Lee (1899-1996) — also known as J. Bracken Lee — of Price, Carbon County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Price, Carbon County, Utah, January 7, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; insurance business; Governor of Utah, 1949-57; defeated in primary, 1956; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1956; mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1960-72; Conservative candidate for President of the United States, 1960. Protestant. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in a nursing home in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 20, 1996 (age 97 years, 287 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur J. Lee and Ida M. (Leiter) Lee; married, February 23, 1928, to Margaret Draper.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books about J. Bracken Lee: Dennis L. Lythgoe, Let 'em holler : a political biography of J. Bracken Lee
      Joseph E. Frick (1848-1927) — of Toledo, Tama County, Iowa; Fremont, Dodge County, Neb.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, August 6, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1906-27; died in office 1927; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1910-12, 1917-19. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died February 2, 1927 (age 78 years, 180 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Frick and Mary Ann (Knen) Frick; married, December 25, 1872, to Catharine L. Kunz.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Bedell McKean (1821-1879) — also known as James B. McKean — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Vermont, 1821. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1859-63; chief justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1870-75. Died in 1879 (age about 58 years). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Samuel McKean (1787-1841).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jacob Beeson Blair (1821-1901) — also known as Jacob B. Blair — of West Virginia. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 11, 1821. U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1861-63; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1863-65; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 1st District, 1868; U.S. Minister to Costa Rica, 1868-73; justice of Wyoming territorial supreme court, 1876; state court judge in Utah, 1892. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 12, 1901 (age 79 years, 307 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Hunter Holmes Moss, Jr. (1874-1916).
      Political family: Blair-Alexander-Moss family of Parkersburg, West Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Arthur Lloyd Thomas (1851-1924) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 22, 1851. Republican. Secretary of Utah Territory, 1879-89; Governor of Utah Territory, 1889-93; postmaster at Salt Lake City, Utah, 1898-1914. Episcopalian. Died in Utah, September 15, 1924 (age 73 years, 24 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Brown (1843-1906) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Mich., March 8, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker). Shot and killed, in his room at the Raleigh Hotel, by his former mistress Annie Bradley, in Washington, D.C., December 12, 1906 (age 63 years, 279 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asa Briggs Brown (1808-1887) and Lephia Olympia (Brown) Brown (1811-1900); married to Isabel Cameron (1842-1905); nephew of Ebenezer Lakin Brown; first cousin of Addison Makepeace Brown (1859-1931); first cousin twice removed of Calvin Coolidge and Garry Eldridge Brown; second cousin twice removed of Bradford R. Lansing.
      Political family: Lansing family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elmer O. Leatherwood (1872-1929) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born near Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, September 4, 1872. Republican. U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1921-29; defeated, 1914; died in office 1929; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1924, 1928. Died in Washington, D.C., December 24, 1929 (age 57 years, 111 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jacob Smith Boreman (1831-1913) — also known as Jacob S. Boreman — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., August 4, 1831. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1873-80, 1885-89. Died in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, October 7, 1913 (age 82 years, 64 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Kenner Seaton Boreman (1790-1850) and Sarah (Inghram) Boreman (1791-1870); brother of William Inghram Boreman, James Miller Boreman and Arthur Inghram Boreman; married, September 4, 1866, to Mary Ferguson (1842-1917); granduncle of Herbert Stephenson Boreman (1897-1982).
      Political family: Boreman family of Parkersburg, West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Stetson Varian (d. 1922) — also known as Charles S. Varian — of Nevada. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Member of Nevada state senate, 1872; U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1875-83; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1882; U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1889-93. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 25, 1922. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Miles Beach Varian and Charlotte (Bartlett) Varian; married to Florence Guthrie; father of Bertram Stetson Varian (1872-1963).
      John Augustine Marshall (1854-1941) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born near Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va., September 5, 1854. Probate judge in Utah, 1888-89; member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1892; U.S. District Judge for Utah, 1896-1915; resigned 1915. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 4, 1941 (age 86 years, 211 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Marshall (1804-1855) and Rebecca Boyd (Smith) Marshall (1822-1918); married, October 1, 1888, to Jessie Kirkpatrick; grandson of James Markham Marshall; grandnephew of John Marshall (1755-1835), Alexander Keith Marshall and Thomas Morris; great-grandson of Robert Morris; third great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall and James Keith Marshall; first cousin four times removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin once removed of William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Theodorick Bland, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph and John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin once removed of Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; third cousin twice removed of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Dabney Carr, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge; fourth cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr (1802-1854), Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, Carter Henry Harrison and John Gardner Coolidge.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile
      Ernest Bamberger (1877-1958) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 11, 1877. Republican. Mining executive; member of Republican National Committee from Utah, 1920-24, 1935; candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1922, 1928. Jewish. Member, Chi Psi. Arrested in 1923, along with three friends, for smoking cigars in the Vienna Cafe, Salt Lake City; however, on March 9, Utah's ban on public smoking was repealed. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 11, 1958 (age 80 years, 153 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Emanuel Bamberger (1852-1928) and Bertha (Greenwald) Bamberger (1858-1939); nephew of Simon Bamberger; first cousin of Julian Maas Bamberger (1889-1967).
      Political family: Bamberger family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1825-1902) — also known as Jabez G. Sutherland — of Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Van Buren, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 6, 1825. Democrat. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850; supervisor of Saginaw Township, Michigan, 1851-52; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County, 1853-54; Saginaw County Prosecuting Attorney; circuit judge in Michigan 10th Circuit, 1864-71; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1871-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1872. Died in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., November 20, 1902 (age 77 years, 45 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Seashoal Witcher (1839-1906) — also known as John S. Witcher — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Cabell County, Va. (now W.Va.), July 15, 1839. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1866; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1867-69; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1869-71. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, July 8, 1906 (age 66 years, 358 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clarence Emir Allen (1852-1932) — also known as Clarence E. Allen — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Girard Township, Erie County, Pa., September 8, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; mining business; member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1888-96; Salt Lake County Clerk, 1890-93; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1892; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1892, 1896; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1896-97. Died in Escondido, San Diego County, Calif., July 9, 1932 (age 79 years, 305 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
      Elijah Sells (1814-1897) — of Scott County, Ill.; Sweetland, Muscatine County, Iowa; Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan.; Palmyra, Douglas County, Kan.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Franklin County, Ohio, February 5, 1814. Republican. Stoneware manufacturer; lumber business; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Muscatine County, 1844; secretary of state of Iowa, 1856-63; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1870; secretary of Utah Territory, 1889-93. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 13, 1897 (age 83 years, 36 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Sells (1790-1872) and Elizabeth (Ebey) Sells (1791-1867); married, March 10, 1835, to Isabella Watt (1816-1889); married to Harriet Jacques Wetmore (1836-1916); father of Elijah Watt Sells (1858-1924; co-founder of the Haskins & Sells accounting firm).
      Frank B. Willis (1844-1914) — also known as F. B. Willis — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho. Born in St. Lawrence County, N.Y., October 10, 1844. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1893-95. Died in Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho, September 9, 1914 (age 69 years, 334 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Annie O. Diehl (1860-1889).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Friel Nuckolls (1825-1879) — of Linden, Clay County, Mo.; Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb.; Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Grayson County, Va., August 16, 1825. Democrat. Merchant; member of Nebraska territorial legislature, 1859; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Wyoming Territory, 1869-71; member Wyoming territorial council, 1871. Founder of Nebraska City, Nebraska. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 14, 1879 (age 53 years, 182 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Nuckolls County, Neb. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Renwick Sloane McNiece (1886-1983) — also known as Renwick S. McNiece — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 28, 1886. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Consul in Penang, 1920-23; SAINT Michaels, 1923-24; Stoke-on-Trent, 1924-27; Karachi, 1929; Vigo, 1932-35; Valparaiso, 1935-40; Maracaibo, 1943. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 3, 1983 (age 96 years, 220 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1917 to Ruth Anderson Storer (1886-1948); married 1975 to Caroline Mathews (1906-1989).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Evans Garfield Locke (c.1872-1952) — also known as Evans G. Locke — of Utah. Born in Crown Point, Essex County, N.Y., about 1872. Socialist. Candidate for Utah state auditor, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1922. Died in Utah, October 29, 1952 (age about 80 years). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Julian Maas Bamberger (1889-1967) — also known as Julian Bamberger — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born February 9, 1889. President, Bamberger Railroad; member of Utah state senate, 1920. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 23, 1967 (age 78 years, 134 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Simon Bamberger and Ida (Maas) Bamberger (1863-1936); married 1920 to Edith M. Hahlo; first cousin of Ernest Bamberger (1877-1958).
      Political family: Bamberger family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
      Charles Joseph Allen (1888-1944) — also known as Charles J. Allen — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 23, 1888. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Consul in La Paz, as of 1932; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Died in Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 24, 1944 (age 55 years, 245 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dorothy Bamberger.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joshua Greenwood (c.1862-1934) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Utah, about 1862. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1924. English ancestry. Died May 3, 1934 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Greenwood and Alice Greenwood.
      Harold Pegram Fabian (1885-1975) — also known as Harold P. Fabian — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 1, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1920, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee); member of Republican National Committee from Utah, 1928-32. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Conservationist; national and state parks advocate. Died December 6, 1975 (age 90 years, 249 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ferdinand John Fabian and Minnie Stella (Pegram) Fabian; married, October 19, 1910, to Ruth Chapman (died 1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Shaw Arentz (1913-1994) — also known as Samuel S. Arentz; Sam Arentz — of Pioche, Lincoln County, Nev.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 9, 1913. Republican. Mining engineer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker). Member, American Legion; Lambda Chi Alpha; Freemasons. Died January 6, 1994 (age 80 years, 303 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Shaw Arentz (1879-1934) and Harriet (Keep) Arentz; married, February 5, 1940, to Mary Alice Meagher (1910-1998).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Salt Lake City Cemetery
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      Joshua Reuben Clark, Jr. (1871-1961) — also known as J. Reuben Clark, Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, September 1, 1871. Republican. School principal; lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1930-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee). Mormon. Member, Phi Delta Phi. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 6, 1961 (age 90 years, 35 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Reuben Clark and Mary Louisa (Woolley) Clark; married, September 14, 1898, to Luacine A. Savage; father-in-law of Mervyn Sharp Bennion (Captain of the U.S.S. West Virginia; killed in action at Pearl Harbor).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
    William H. King William Henry King (1863-1949) — also known as William H. King — of Fillmore, Millard County, Utah; Provo, Utah County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, June 3, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; Millard County Attorney; Millard County Clerk; member of Utah territorial legislature, 1886; member Utah territorial council, 1891; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1894-96; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1897-99, 1900-01; defeated, 1900, 1902; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1917-41; defeated, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928. Mormon. Died November 27, 1949 (age 86 years, 177 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William King and Josephine King; married 1890 to Anne Lyman; father of David Sjodahl King (1917-2009).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      Elbert Duncan Thomas (1883-1953) — also known as Elbert D. Thomas — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 17, 1883. Democrat. University professor; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1933-51; defeated, 1950; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1948. Mormon. Member, American Society for International Law; American Political Science Association. Died in 1953 (age about 70 years). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1907 to Edna Harker (died 1942).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Wallace Foster Bennett (1898-1993) — also known as Wallace F. Bennett — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 13, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; paint manufacturer; automobile dealer; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1951-73, 1974-75; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Mormon. Member, Rotary. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 19, 1993 (age 95 years, 36 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Foster Bennett and Rosetta (Wallace) Bennett; married, September 6, 1922, to Frances Marion Grant; father of Robert Foster Bennett (1933-2016).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Edward Moss (1911-2003) — also known as Frank E. Moss; Ted Moss; "The Conscience of the Senate" — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 23, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1952 (alternate), 1972; candidate for Governor of Utah, 1956; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1959-77; defeated, 1976. Mormon. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions. Died, from pneumonia, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 29, 2003 (age 91 years, 128 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harriet Maud Martin (Nixon) Moss (1874-1954) and James Edward Moss (1875-1962); married to Phyllis Hart (1910-2007).
      Cross-reference: Allan Turner Howe
      The Frank E. Moss U.S. Courthouse (built 1905, expanded in 1912 and 1932, renamed for Moss 1990), in Salt Lake City, Utah, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Heber Manning Wells (1859-1938) — also known as Heber M. Wells — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 11, 1859. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1892; delegate to Utah state constitutional convention, 1895; Governor of Utah, 1896-1905; banker. Mormon. Died of a stroke, March 12, 1938 (age 78 years, 213 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Hanmer Wells (1814-1891); married, June 5, 1901, to Emily Katz.
      Robert Foster Bennett (1933-2016) — also known as Robert F. Bennett — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 18, 1933. Republican. U.S. Senator from Utah, 1992-. Mormon. Died May 4, 2016 (age 82 years, 229 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Wallace Foster Bennett (1898-1993).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Joseph Lafayette Rawlins (1850-1926) — also known as Joseph L. Rawlins — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Mill Creek, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 28, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1893-95; defeated, 1894; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1897-1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1904. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 14, 1926 (age 76 years, 47 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Sharp Rawlins and Mary (Frost) Rawlins; married, December 8, 1876, to Julia E. Davis.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    William Spry William Spry (1864-1929) — of Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Windsor, England, January 11, 1864. Republican. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1903-06; Governor of Utah, 1909-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1912, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah, 1918; Commissioner, U.S. General Land Office, 1921. Mormon. Died, from a stroke, in Washington, D.C., April 21, 1929 (age 65 years, 100 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Spry and Sarah Field (Townsend) Spry; married, July 10, 1890, to Mary Alice Wrathall.
      Image source: Utah Educational Network: Utah History Encylopedia
      F. Henri Henriod (1905-1986) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 26, 1905. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee); justice of Utah state supreme court, 1951-76; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1963-67, 1975-76. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 9, 1986 (age 81 years, 226 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      John Christopher Cutler (1846-1928) — of Utah. Born in Sheffield, England, February 5, 1846. Salt Lake County Clerk, 1884-90; Governor of Utah, 1905-09; banker. Mormon. Found in the garage of his home, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his head, and died soon after in a hospital at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, July 30, 1928 (age 82 years, 176 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1871 to Sarah Elizabeth Taylor.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Calvin Lewellyn Rampton (1913-2007) — also known as Calvin L. Rampton; Cal Rampton — of Davis County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, November 6, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. J. W. Robinson, 1936-38; Davis County Attorney, 1939-41; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1952, 1972; Governor of Utah, 1965-77. Mormon. Died, of cancer, in CareSource Hospice, Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 16, 2007 (age 93 years, 314 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lewellyn Smith Rampton and Janet (Campbell) Rampton; married, March 10, 1941, to Lucybeth Cardon (died 2004).
      Cross-reference: Allan Turner Howe
      The Calvin L. Rampton Complex of state office buildings, in West Valley City, Utah, is named for him.  — The Calvin Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Augustus Merritt (1827-1910) — also known as Samuel A. Merritt — Born in Staunton, Va., August 15, 1827. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 10th District, 1851-53; member of California state senate, 1857-62; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Idaho Territory, 1871-73; member of Democratic National Committee from Utah, 1892; chief justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1894-96. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 8, 1910 (age 83 years, 24 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Henry Folland (1877-1941) — also known as William H. Folland — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 5, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1929-39; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1937-39. Mormon. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 4, 1941 (age 63 years, 181 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eli A. Folland and Rachel A. (Lewis) Folland; married, November 6, 1903, to Grace Freeze (1879-1968).
      Herbert Brown Maw (1893-1990) — also known as Herbert B. Maw — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born March 11, 1893. Democrat. Governor of Utah, 1941-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1948, 1952. Died November 17, 1990 (age 97 years, 251 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Elias Hansen (1877-1966) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Benjamin, Utah County, Utah, January 31, 1877. District judge in Utah 4th District, 1921-26; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1927-37; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1935-37. Member, Kiwanis. Died September 3, 1966 (age 89 years, 215 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Hansen and Mary (Sorenson) Hansen; married, April 2, 1903, to Elizabeth Moore (1878-1947).
      See also BillionGraves burial record
      Jedediah Morgan Grant (1816-1856) — also known as Jedediah M. Grant; "Brigham's Sledgehammer" — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Windsor, Broome County, N.Y., February 21, 1816. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1851-56; died in office 1856. Mormon. Died, of pneumonia, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 1, 1856 (age 40 years, 284 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Grant and Athalia (Howard) Grant; married to Rachel Ridgeway Ivins; father of Heber Jeddy Grant (1856-1945).
      Morgan County, Utah is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Daniel Hanmer Wells (1814-1891) — also known as Daniel H. Wells — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Trenton, Oneida County, N.Y., October 27, 1814. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1866-76. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 24, 1891 (age 76 years, 148 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Heber Manning Wells (1859-1938).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sherman Parkinson Lloyd (1914-1979) — also known as Sherman P. Lloyd — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in St. Anthony, Fremont County, Idaho, January 11, 1914. Republican. Member of Utah state senate, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1960; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1963-65, 1967-73. Died December 15, 1979 (age 65 years, 338 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Louis Marcus (1880-1936) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born January 9, 1880. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1932-36; died in office 1936. Jewish. Died July 6, 1936 (age 56 years, 179 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      William Jennings (1823-1886) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in England, September 13, 1823. Merchant; tanner; mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1882-85. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 15, 1886 (age 62 years, 124 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jane Walker.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Earl J. Glade Earl Joseph Glade (1885-1966) — also known as Earl J. Glade — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, December 2, 1885. University professor; organizer, vice-president, Radio Station KSL, Salt Lake City; mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1944-54. Mormon. Member, Rotary. Died September 12, 1966 (age 80 years, 284 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Richard Glade and Annie Louise (Norberg) Glade; married, September 11, 1907, to Sarah Elizabeth Rasband (1885-1979).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
      Image source: Utah State Historical Society
      John Thomas Caine (1829-1911) — also known as John T. Caine — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Isle of Man, January 8, 1829. Democrat. Delegate to Utah state constitutional convention, 1872, 1882; member Utah territorial council, 1874-82; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1882-93; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah Territory, 1892; candidate for Governor of Utah, 1895; member of Utah state senate, 1896. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 20, 1911 (age 82 years, 255 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Blaine Hansen (1925-2005) — also known as Robert B. Hansen — Born August 13, 1925. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Utah state attorney general, 1977-81. Mormon. Died December 25, 2005 (age 80 years, 134 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cyril Hansen and Katherine (McFarlayne) Hansen.
      Epitaph: "Attorney General."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
      Donald James Cannon (1919-1998) — also known as D. James Cannon — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 8, 1919. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1957-58; candidate for Governor of Utah, 1964; candidate for mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1967. Mormon. Coined the Utah license plate slogan "The Greatest Snow On Earth". Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 5, 1998 (age 78 years, 87 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Relative *** of George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901).
      Political family: Cannon family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
      Eugene Hyde Merrill (1908-1973) — also known as Eugene H. Merrill — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 25, 1908. Democrat. Engineer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1952-53. Mormon. Died in Provo, Utah County, Utah, January 4, 1973 (age 64 years, 193 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Francis Merrill (1868-1952) and Annie Laura (Hyde) Merrill (1871-1917); married to Barbara McCune Musser (1915-2009); nephew of Ezra Jay Merrill; first cousin of Alma Lowell Merrill (1886-1961).
      Political family: Merrill family of Richmond, Utah.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Hooper (1813-1882) — also known as William H. Hooper — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md., December 25, 1813. Secretary of Utah Territory, 1857-58; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1859-61, 1865-73; defeated, 1860; member of Utah territorial senate, 1862. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 30, 1882 (age 69 years, 5 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Milton Bernhisel (1799-1881) — also known as John M. Bernhisel — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Sandy Hill, Cumberland County, Pa., July 23, 1799. Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1851-59, 1861-63. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 28, 1881 (age 82 years, 67 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Martha Maria Hughes Cannon (1857-1932) — also known as Martha Hughes Cannon; Mattie Cannon; Martha Maria Hughes — of Utah; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Llandudno, Wales, July 1, 1857. Physician; member of Utah state senate, 1897-1905. Female. Mormon. First woman state senator in the U.S. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 10, 1932 (age 75 years, 9 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Peter Hughes (1824-1861) and Elizabeth (Evans) Hughes (1833-1923); married, October 6, 1884, to Angus Munn Cannon (1834-1915; brother of George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901)).
      Political family: Cannon family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901) — also known as George Q. Cannon — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Liverpool, England, January 11, 1827. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member Utah territorial council, 1865-66, 1869-72; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1873-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah Territory, 1880 (not seated). Mormon. Had five wives and 32 children; spent six months in federal penitentiary for cohabitation. Died in Monterey, Monterey County, Calif., April 12, 1901 (age 74 years, 91 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Cannon (1794-1844) and Ann (Quayle) Cannon (1798-1842); brother of Angus Munn Cannon (1834-1915; who married Martha Maria Hughes); father of Frank Jenne Cannon; third great-granduncle of David Nelson; relative *** of Donald James Cannon (1919-1998).
      Political family: Cannon family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alice Merrill Horne (1868-1948) — also known as Alice Smith Merrill — of Utah. Born in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, January 2, 1868. School teacher; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1898. Female. Mormon. Died, of a heart attack, October 7, 1948 (age 80 years, 279 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to George H. Horne.
      Horne Hall at Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, is named for her.
      James Henry Anderson (1857-1934) — also known as James H. Anderson — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Utah, 1857. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1904; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Utah, 1927-32. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 19, 1934 (age about 77 years). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      George Albert Smith (1817-1875) — of Utah. Born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., June 26, 1817. Member of Utah territorial legislature, 1860. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 1, 1875 (age 58 years, 67 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Lilly C. Wolstenholme (1863-1944) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in 1863. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1920, 1924. Female. Died July 3, 1944 (age about 81 years). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Heber Jeddy Grant (1856-1945) — also known as Heber J. Grant — Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 22, 1856. Member of Utah territorial legislature, 1884; real estate developer; President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1918-45. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 14, 1945 (age 88 years, 173 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jedediah Morgan Grant (1816-1856) and Rachel Ridgeway (Ivins) Grant; married, November 1, 1877, to Lucy Stringham (1858-1893); married, May 26, 1884, to Hulda Augusta Winters (1856-1952); married, May 27, 1884, to Emily H. Wells (1857-1908).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Emma Lucy Gates Bowen (1881-1951) — also known as Emma L. G. Bowen — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in 1881. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1928. Female. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 30, 1951 (age about 69 years). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Preston Doremus Richards (1881-1952) — also known as Preston D. Richards — of Sugar Precinct (unknown county), Utah. Born in Mendon, Cache County, Utah, September 15, 1881. Republican. School principal; lawyer; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1907-08; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1908. Member, American Society for International Law. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 31, 1952 (age 70 years, 138 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Willard Brigham Richards (1847-1942) and Harriet Ann Fairbanks (Doremus) Richards (1851-1888); married, September 12, 1912, to Barbara Maughan Howell (1888-1968; daughter of Joseph Howell (1857-1918)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lorenzo Edward Elggren (1879-1973) — also known as Lorenzo E. Elggren — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Idaho, December 17, 1879. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1948, 1952. Swedish ancestry. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 11, 1973 (age 93 years, 329 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Adolph Elggren and Johannah Elggren; married to Flossie Ossman (1884-1943).


    Salt Lake City Memorial Mausoleum & Mortuary
    1001 11th Avenue
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Founded 1924
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Harold Arundel Lafount (1880-1952) — also known as Harold A. Lafount — of Logan, Cache County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Aston, Birmingham, England, January 5, 1880. Civil engineer; hardware business; land company manager; member, Federal Radio Commission, 1927-34; president, National Independent Broadcasters. Mormon. Died October 21, 1952 (age 72 years, 290 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Memorial Mausoleum & Mortuary.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Arthur Lafount and Emily Lafount; married, October 28, 1903, to Alma Luella Robison (1882-1938); married, September 6, 1939, to Glady MacDonald (died 1943); father of Lenore Romney (who married George Wilcken Romney); grandfather of George Scott Romney and Willard Mitt Romney; great-grandfather of Ronna Romney McDaniel and Craig Romney (1981-).
      Political family: Romney family.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Temple Square
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Brigham Young (1801-1877) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Whitingham, Windham County, Vt., June 1, 1801. Leader of the Mormon Church 1841-1877; Governor of Utah Territory, 1850-58. Mormon. Member, Freemasons. Died, of peritonitis and appendicitis, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 29, 1877 (age 76 years, 89 days). Interment at Mormon Pioneer Memorial; statue at Temple Square; statue at Heritage Plaza, St. George, Utah.
      Relatives: Father of Susa Young Gates (1856-1933).
      Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, is named for him.  — The city of Brigham City, Utah, is named for him.
      See also NNDB dossier


    Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
    3401 Highland Drive
    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      George Dewey Clyde (1898-1972) — also known as George D. Clyde — of Logan, Cache County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Springville, Utah County, Utah, July 21, 1898. Republican. Engineer; university professor; Governor of Utah, 1957-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1960. Mormon. Member, Kiwanis; Rotary; American Society of Civil Engineers. Died in Salt Lake County, Utah, April 2, 1972 (age 73 years, 256 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Hyram Smith Clyde and Elenore Jane (Johnson) Clyde; married, September 10, 1919, to Ora Packard (1898-1988).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Don Byron Colton (1876-1952) — also known as Don B. Colton — of Vernal, Uintah County, Utah. Born near Mona, Juab County, Utah, September 15, 1876. Republican. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1903; member of Utah state senate, 1915-19; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1921-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1924, 1928, 1932. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 1, 1952 (age 75 years, 321 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jacob Johnson (1847-1925) — of Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah. Born in Denmark, November 1, 1847. Republican. Member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1893; state court judge in Utah, 1896-1905; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1912; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1913-15. Died August 15, 1925 (age 77 years, 287 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Aldon Junior Anderson (1917-1996) — also known as Aldon J. Anderson — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 3, 1917. Lawyer; district judge in Utah, 1957-71; U.S. District Judge for Utah, 1971-84; took senior status 1984. Mormon. Member, American Bar Association; Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 24, 1996 (age 79 years, 81 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Aldon J. Anderson and Minnie (Egan) Anderson; married, November 5, 1943, to Virginia Barbara Weilenmann.
      See also federal judicial profile — BillionGraves burial record
      Ivy Baker Priest (1905-1975) — also known as Ivy Baker; Ivy Baker P. Stevens — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Kimberly, Piute County, Utah, September 7, 1905. Republican. Candidate for Utah state house of representatives, 1934; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1950; Treasurer of the United States, 1953-60; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964, 1972; California state treasurer, 1967-75; Presidential Elector for California, 1968. Female. Mormon. Died, of cancer, June 23, 1975 (age 69 years, 289 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of Orange D. Baker and Clara (Fernly) Baker; married 1935 to Roy F. Priest (died 1959); married 1961 to Sidney Stevens.
      See also Wikipedia article
      David Bruce Haight (1906-2004) — also known as David B. Haight — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Oakley, Cassia County, Idaho, September 2, 1906. Hardware store owner; mayor of Palo Alto, Calif., 1961-63. Mormon. Died July 31, 2004 (age 97 years, 333 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Jon Meade Huntsman, Jr. (1960-).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Wayne LeRoy Sandberg (1918-1997) — also known as Wayne Sandberg — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, July 13, 1918. Member of Utah state senate, 1978-86. Mormon. Died November 30, 1997 (age 79 years, 140 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Vernon Romney (1896-1976) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, July 3, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; member of Utah Republican State Executive Committee, 1936-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker), 1960, 1964; Utah Republican state chair, 1944-50, 1958-62; member of Republican National Committee from Utah, 1944-50, 1958-62; vice-president, State Savings & Loan Association. Mormon. Member, Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 9, 1976 (age 79 years, 190 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Miles Park Romney (1843-1904) and Catherine Jane (Cottam) Romney (1855-1918); married, June 27, 1923, to Anna Lois Bradford (1900-1957); married, November 6, 1964, to Helen Hackett Brown; father of Vernon Bradford Romney; uncle of Marion George Romney, George Wilcken Romney and Artemesia Romney (who married Ariel Smith Ballif, Sr.); granduncle of George Scott Romney and Willard Mitt Romney; great-granduncle of Ronna Romney McDaniel and Craig Romney; first cousin of Miles Romney and Kenneth Romney (1885-1952); first cousin once removed of Miles J. Romney, Jr..
      Political family: Romney family.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
      Edwin Dilworth Hatch (1889-1953) — also known as Edwin D. Hatch — of Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah. Born in Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, March 10, 1889. Republican. Livestock raiser; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1924. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 21, 1953 (age 64 years, 11 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Abram Chase Hatch (1830-1911) and Ruth (Woolley) Hatch (1857-1934); married, June 19, 1907, to Vernico Burton (1887-1929); married, May 20, 1931, to Erna Snarr (1896-1991); first cousin once removed of Edward Wingate Hatch, Aura Charles Hatch and Adrian William Hatch; first cousin twice removed of Orrin Grant Hatch (1934-); fourth cousin once removed of Herschel Harrison Hatch and Jethro Ayers Hatch.
      Political family: Hatch family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Marion George Romney (1897-1988) — also known as Marion G. Romney — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, September 19, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1935. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 20, 1988 (age 90 years, 244 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of George Samuel Romney (1874-1935) and Teressa Artemisia (Redd) Romney (1874-1964); brother of Artemesia Romney (who married Ariel Smith Ballif, Sr.); married, September 12, 1924, to Ida Olivia Jensen (1890-1978); nephew of Vernon Romney; first cousin of George Wilcken Romney and Vernon Bradford Romney; first cousin once removed of Miles Romney, Kenneth Romney (1885-1952), George Scott Romney and Willard Mitt Romney; first cousin twice removed of Ronna Romney McDaniel and Craig Romney; second cousin of Miles J. Romney, Jr..
      Political family: Romney family.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Larkin Sunset Gardens
    Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      Terrel Howard Bell (1921-1996) — also known as Terrel H. Bell — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Lava Hot Springs, Bannock County, Idaho, November 11, 1921. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; school teacher; superintendent of schools; Utah superintendent of public instruction, 1963-70; U.S. Secretary of Education, 1981-84. Mormon. Died of pulmonary fibrosis in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 22, 1996 (age 74 years, 224 days). Interment at Larkin Sunset Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of Willard Dewain Bell and Alta (Martin) Bell; married, August 1, 1957, to Betty Ruth Fitzgerald.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Sandy City Cemetery
    Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah
    Politicians buried here:
      William Walker Wilson (1856-1931) — also known as William W. Wilson — of Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Hull, England, September 18, 1856. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; postmaster at Sandy, Utah, 1900-10; banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1924. English ancestry. Died in Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 24, 1931 (age 75 years, 36 days). Interment at Sandy City Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Valley View Memorial Park
    4391 West 4100 South
    West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Gerald Lewis Wright (1933-2002) — also known as Gerald L. Wright; Jerry Wright — of West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Lyman, Uinta County, Wyo., February 22, 1933. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; school teacher; mayor of West Valley City, Utah, 1994-2002; defeated, 1987; died in office 2002. Mormon. Suffered a stroke, and died, in LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, July 25, 2002 (age 69 years, 153 days). Interment at Valley View Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Alton T. Wright and Ida Mabel (Jensen) Wright; married, July 16, 1953, to Lila Lynn Florence.
      Gerald L. Wright Elementary School, in West Valley City, Utah, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Herbert Price (1915-2002) — also known as Hank Price — of West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Layton, Davis County, Utah, December 10, 1915. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; justice of the peace; mayor of West Valley City, Utah, 1980-81. Died March 1, 2002 (age 86 years, 81 days). Interment at Valley View Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Herbert Boyle Price and Irma Leon (Tall) Price; married, August 5, 1937, to Mary Parr (1916-1989).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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