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Lawyer Politicians in Utah

  James Pace Alger (1928-1969) — also known as James P. Alger — of Price, Carbon County, Utah; Agana (now Hagatna), Guam. Born in Cleveland, Emery County, Utah, January 23, 1928. Democrat. Lawyer; Carbon County Attorney, 1954-61; chair of Carbon County Democratic Party, 1960-61; U.S. Attorney for Guam, 1962-69. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Rotary; Jaycees; Navy League. Died in September, 1969 (age 41 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Alger and Elna (Jensen) Alger; married, July 21, 1950, to Merlene Forsyth.
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Father of Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
Florence Ellinwood Allen Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966) — also known as Florence E. Allen — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1921-22; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1922-34; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1926; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1934-59; took senior status 1959. Female. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Daughters of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Beta Pi; Delta Kappa Gamma; Kappa Delta Pi. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2005. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 12, 1966 (age 82 years, 173 days). Interment at Waite Hill Village Cemetery, Waite Hill, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Clarence Emir Allen (1852-1932) and Corinne Marie (Tuckerman) Allen.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  J. Blaine Anderson (1922-1988) — of Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Trenton, Cache County, Utah, January 19, 1922. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Idaho, 1971-76; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1976-88; died in office 1988. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, April 16, 1988 (age 66 years, 88 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Stephen Hale Anderson (b. 1932) — Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 12, 1932. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1985-2000; took senior status 2000. Still living as of 2014.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Harry Hunt Atkinson (1881-1968) — also known as Harry H. Atkinson — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 22, 1881. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Nye County District Attorney, 1917-20; U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1926-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1936. Episcopalian. Member, Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in January, 1968 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry R. M. Atkinson and Jessie (Erickson) Atkinson; married, November 28, 1908, to Katherine Jackson (died 1954); married, September 1, 1961, to Cecil Payn Chapman.
  Samuel Beach Axtell (1819-1891) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich.; Amador County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born near Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 14, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; Amador County District Attorney, 1854; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1867-71; Governor of Utah Territory, 1875; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1875-78; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1882-85. Presbyterian. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., August 6, 1891 (age 71 years, 296 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Morristown, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Loree Axtell and Nancy (Sanders) Axtell; married, September 20, 1840, to Adaline Williams.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Washington Bartch (1849-1927) — also known as George W. Bartch — of Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pa.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Dushore, Sullivan County, Pa., March 15, 1849. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1893-94; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1896-1906; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1899-1901, 1905-06. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 16, 1927 (age 78 years, 1 days). Interment at Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg, Pa.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of John G. Bartch and Mary Magdalene (Steiner) Bartch; married 1871 to Amanda Alice Guild (1847-1902).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Helmick Beatty (1836-1927) — of Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, May 8, 1836. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Idaho territorial senate, 1886-88; U.S. District Judge for Idaho, 1891-1907; retired 1907. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 21, 1927 (age 91 years, 166 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Elihu Becker, Jr. (b. 1952) — also known as Ralph Becker, Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1952. Democrat. Lawyer; urban planner; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1996-2007; mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008-16. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Elihu Becker (1907-1994) and Ann (Watters) Becker.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Dee Vance Benson (b. 1948) — also known as Dee V. Benson — of Utah. Born in Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 25, 1948. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1989-91; U.S. District Judge for Utah, 1991-. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Hiram Evans Booth (b. 1860) — also known as Hiram E. Booth — of Carson, Pottawattamie County, Iowa; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born near Postville, Allamakee County, Iowa, October 25, 1860. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Utah territorial senate, 1894-96; member of Utah state senate, 1896-97; U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1906-13. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Booth and Caroline (Bishop) Booth; married, May 29, 1889, to Lillian B. Redhead.
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone (1895-1983) — also known as Reva Beck Bosone; Reva Zilpha Beck — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in American Fork, Utah County, Utah, April 2, 1895. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1933-35; municipal judge in Utah, 1936-48; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1949-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1952, 1956. Female. Member, Utah Hall of Fame. Died in Vienna, Fairfax County, Va., July 21, 1983 (age 88 years, 110 days). Interment at American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah.
  Relatives: Daughter of Christian Matheus Beck and Zilpha Ann (Chipman) Beck; married, October 8, 1929, to Joseph Peter Bosone (divorced 1940).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Theodosius Botkin (1846-1918) — of Kansas; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Catawba, Clark County, Ohio, June 25, 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; mining business; member of Kansas state legislature, 1880; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Consul in Campbellton, 1907-18, died in office 1918. Died in Campbellton, New Brunswick, May 27, 1918 (age 71 years, 336 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Ohio.
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Alfred Budge (1868-1951) — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Providence, Cache County, Utah, February 24, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 5th District, 1894-98; Bear Lake County Attorney, 1898-1902; district judge in Idaho 5th District, 1902-14; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1914-48; appointed 1914; chief justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1917, 1923, 1929-30. Died in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, January 21, 1951 (age 82 years, 331 days). Interment at Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of William Budge (1828-1919) and Eliza (Pritchard) Budge (1834-1908); married, July 5, 1894, to Ella Hoge (1877-1970).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
  James Robert Bullock (1916-1999) — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, December 16, 1916. Lawyer; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1963-67; district judge in Utah 4th District, 1973-83. Presided over the murder trial of Gary Gilmore. Died, of complications from surgery, in Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Provo, Utah County, Utah, November 4, 1999 (age 82 years, 323 days). Interment at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of James Alonzo Bullock (1888-1981) and Norma (Poulter) Bullock (1895-1980); great-grandson of Benjamin Kimball Bullock; great-grandnephew of Isaac Bullock; first cousin six times removed of Stephen Bullock (1735-1816).
  Political family: Bullock family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Harold Hitz Burton (1888-1964) — also known as Harold H. Burton — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 22, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; assistant attorney, Utah Power & Light Company and Utah Light & Traction Company, 1914-16; attorney, Idaho Power Company and Boise Valley Traction Company, 1916-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1929; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1931-32, 1936-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944; speaker, 1936; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1941-45; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1945-58; took senior status 1958. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Grange; Rotary; Kiwanis; Exchange Club. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1964 (age 76 years, 128 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Edgar Burton (Dean of M.I.T.) and Gertrude (Hitz) Burton; married, June 15, 1912, to Selma Florence Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Christopher B. Cannon (b. 1950) — also known as Chris Cannon — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 20, 1950. Republican. Lawyer; business owner; business executive; Presidential Elector for Utah, 1996; U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 1997-. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Howard Walter Cannon (1912-2002) — also known as Howard W. Cannon — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, January 26, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1959-83; defeated, 1982. Mormon. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Reserve Officers Association; Lions; Elks. Died, of congestive heart failure, at the Odyssey House Hospice, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., March 6, 2002 (age 90 years, 39 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Cannon and Leah (Sullivan) Cannon; married, December 21, 1945, to Dorothy Pace.
  Cross-reference: Mike O'Callaghan
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Books about Howard Cannon: Michael Vernetti, Senator Howard Cannon of Nevada: A Biography
  Steven V. Carter (1915-1959) — of Iowa. Born in Carterville (now part of Provo), Utah County, Utah, October 8, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1959; defeated, 1948, 1950, 1956; died in office 1959. Died, of cancer, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 4, 1959 (age 44 years, 27 days). Interment at Leon Cemetery, Leon, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Harvey H. Cluff (b. 1872) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, October 24, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 8th District, 1908-12; chair of Utah County Republican Party, 1917-20; Utah state attorney general, 1921-29; director of mining companies. Mormon. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel S. Cluff and Frances A. (Worsley) Cluff; married, October 11, 1900, to Freda Barnum.
  David Cooper (1820-1875) — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Austin, Lander County, Nev.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Frederick County, Md., July 2, 1820. Lawyer; justice of Minnesota territorial supreme court, 1849-53. Died in 1875 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  Elmer Ellsworth Corfman (1863-1950) — also known as Elmer E. Corfman — of Provo, Utah County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Toledo, Tama County, Iowa, March 2, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1917-23; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1919-23. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 2, 1950 (age 86 years, 337 days). Interment at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John Corfman (1814-1892) and Catherine (Hufford) Corfman (1818-1876); married, June 8, 1898, to Ivy Gladys Loar (1872-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Everett E. Dahl — of Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah. Lawyer; mayor of Midvale, Utah, 1986-89. Still living as of 1989.
  John W. Dawson (1820-1877) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Cambridge, Dearborn County, Ind., October 21, 1820. Farmer; lawyer; newspaper editor; candidate for Indiana state house of representatives, 1854; candidate for secretary of state of Indiana, 1856; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1858; Governor of Utah Territory, 1861. In December, 1861, after less than a month as territorial governor, fled Utah amid controversy and scandal. Just east of Salt Lake City, he was attacked by three men and badly injured. Died in Indiana, September 10, 1877 (age 56 years, 324 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Washington Emery Dorsey (1842-1911) — also known as George W. E. Dorsey — of Fremont, Dodge County, Neb. Born in Waterford, Loudoun County, Va., January 25, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; banker; Nebraska Republican state chair, 1882-84; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1885-91. Congregationalist. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 12, 1911 (age 69 years, 138 days). Interment at Ridge Cemetery, Fremont, Neb.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Hamilton N. Dorsey and Sarah (Polton) Dorsey; married 1869 to Emma E. Benton; married 1905 to Laura Hodge (1863-1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Frank Evans (1873-1950) — of Coalville, Summit County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Coalville, Summit County, Utah, July 26, 1873. Coal miner; newspaper editor; school teacher; lawyer; Summit County Prosecuting Attorney, 1905-07; member of Utah state senate, 1915-17. Mormon. Member, Exchange Club; Newcomen Society. Died August 21, 1950 (age 77 years, 26 days). Interment at Coalville City Cemetery, Coalville, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Beck Evans and Anna Catherine (Brunn) Evans; married, December 31, 1902, to Priscilla Livingston.
  Isaac Blair Evans (b. 1885) — also known as Isaac B. Evans — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, May 22, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1919-21. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Benjamin Evans and Ruth (Blair) Evans; married, June 30, 1909, to Grace Grant.
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Philo Taylor Farnsworth, Jr. (1877-1952) — also known as Philo T. Farnsworth, Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, May 19, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; represented railroads and mining companies; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1940; candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1940. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 4, 1952 (age 75 years, 138 days). Interment at Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Philo Taylor Farnsworth (1849-1920) and Julia Permelia (Murdock) Farnsworth (1852-1938); married, September 6, 1904, to Louise Taylor Richards (1878-1969); first cousin of Orrice Abram Murdock, Jr. (1893-1979) and Philo Taylor Farnsworth (1906-1971; inventor and television pioneer).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Eli A. Folland and Rachel A. (Lewis) Folland; married, November 6, 1903, to Grace Freeze (1879-1968).
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Frick and Mary Ann (Knen) Frick; married, December 25, 1872, to Catharine L. Kunz.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Cyril Hansen and Katherine (McFarlayne) Hansen.
  Epitaph: "Attorney General."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
  Ephraim Hanson (b. 1872) — of Ephraim, Sanpete County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Ephraim, Sanpete County, Utah, March 10, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Sanpete County Attorney, 1910-11; district judge in Utah 3rd District, 1920-28; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1929-38. Mormon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Peter Hanson and Christina (Jeppson) Hanson; married, June 5, 1901, to Ella Dorius.
  William Harrison Hornibrook (1884-1946) — also known as William H. Hornibrook — of Condon, Gilliam County, Ore.; Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho; Vancouver, Clark County, Wash.; Utah. Born in Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa, July 6, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Idaho state senate, 1910-12; member of Oregon Democratic State Central Committee, 1913-15; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1915-16; Persia, 1933-36; Afghanistan, 1935-36; Costa Rica, 1937-41; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1918-19. Episcopalian. Died in 1946 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Edward Hornibrook and Rosina Hornibrook; married, November 23, 1906, to Yolande Wilson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Allan Turner Howe (1927-2000) — of Utah. Born in South Cottonwood (now part of Murray), Salt Lake County, Utah, September 6, 1927. Democrat. Lawyer; administrative assistant and field representative for U.S. Sen. Frank Moss, 1959-64; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1960; administrative assistant to Gov. Calvin L. Rampton, 1966-68; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1975-77; defeated, 1976. Arrested in Salt Lake City, Utah, 1976, for soliciting sex from a policewoman posing as a prostitute. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., December 14, 2000 (age 73 years, 99 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Michael Kimmitt (b. 1947) — also known as Robert M. Kimmitt — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in Logan, Cache County, Utah, December 19, 1947. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; lawyer; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1991-93; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 2006. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Stanley Kimmitt (1918-2004) and Eunice (Wegener) Kimmitt; married to Holly Sutherland.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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)
  Goodwin Jess Knight (1896-1970) — also known as Goodwin J. Knight — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1935-46; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1947-53; Governor of California, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (speaker), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1958; Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Odd Fellows; Order of Ahepa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1970 (age 73 years, 164 days). Originally entombed at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.; re-entombed in 1971 in mausoleum at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Jess Knight and Lillie J. (Milner) Knight; married 1925 to Arvilla Pearl Cooley (died 1952); married, August 2, 1954, to Virginia (Piergue) Carlson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  George W. Latimer (1900-1990) — Born in Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 28, 1900. Lawyer; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1954-59. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi. Died May 3, 1990 (age 89 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Mike Lee (b. 1971) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz., June 4, 1971. Republican. Lawyer; counsel to Gov. Jon Huntsman, 2005-06; law clerk for Justice Samuel Alito, 2006-07; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008; U.S. Senator from Utah, 2011-. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Rex E. Lee; second great-grandson of John Doyle Lee; first cousin once removed of Stewart Lee Udall, Morris King Udall and Lee Kenyon Udall; second cousin of Milan Dale Smith, Jr., Thomas Stewart Udall (1948-), Mark E. Udall and Gordon Harold Smith.
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  See also congressional biography — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  David Perley Lowe (1823-1882) — also known as David P. Lowe — of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan. Born near Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., August 22, 1823. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state senate, 1863-64; district judge in Kansas, 1867-71, 1879-82; U.S. Representative from Kansas at-large, 1871-75; chief justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1875. Died in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan., April 10, 1882 (age 58 years, 231 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rendell Noel Mabey (1908-2000) — also known as Rendell N. Mabey — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Bountiful, Davis County, Utah. Born in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, August 8, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; director of banks and an insurance company; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1936; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1943-48; Speaker of the Utah State House of Representatives, 1947-48; candidate for Governor of Utah, 1948; member of Utah state senate, 1953-56. Mormon. Member, Sigma Nu. Died November 8, 2000 (age 92 years, 92 days). Interment at Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Rendell Mabey (1877-1959) and Afton (Rampton) Mabey (1884-1946); married, December 24, 1933, to Rachel Wilson (1912-2004).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant MacFarlane (b. 1899) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, April 1, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; secretary of Utah Democratic Party, 1928; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1929, 1935; member of Utah state senate, 1939-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (member, Credentials Committee), 1952 (member, Credentials Committee); Utah Democratic state chair, 1948-49. Mormon. Member, Exchange Club; Pi Kappa Alpha; Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Samuel Abbot Maginnis (1885-1941) — also known as S. Abbot Maginnis — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, October 23, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1919-21. Member, Elks. Died, in Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 25, 1941 (age 55 years, 337 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Lyman Maginnis (1858-1910) and Letie (Abbot) Maginnis; married, April 29, 1914, to Margaret McKenna (died 1933); married, August 12, 1936, to Gwendolyn Brownlee.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Scott Milne Matheson — also known as Scott M. Matheson — Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1949-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Scott Milne Matheson; grandfather of Scott Milne Matheson, Jr. and James David Matheson (1960-).
  Political family: Matheson family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Scott Milne Matheson (1929-1990) — also known as Scott M. Matheson — of Utah. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 8, 1929. Lawyer; Governor of Utah, 1977-85. Died of cancer, October 7, 1990 (age 61 years, 272 days). Interment at Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Milne Matheson (1900?-?) and Adele (Adams) Matheson; married, August 25, 1951, to Norma Louise Warenski; father of Scott Milne Matheson, Jr. and James David Matheson.
  Political family: Matheson family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Scott Milne Matheson, Jr. (b. 1953) — also known as Scott M. Matheson, Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1953. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; law professor; U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1993-97; candidate for Governor of Utah, 2004; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 2010-. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Milne Matheson (1929-1990); brother of James David Matheson; grandson of Scott Milne Matheson (1900?-?).
  Political family: Matheson family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also federal judicial profile
  James Clifford McNally (1863-1920) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Staffordshire, England, May 12, 1863. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; U.S. Consul General in Bogotá, 1898-99; Guatemala City, 1899-1902; U.S. Consul in Liège, 1902-07; Nanking, 1907-10; Tsingtao, 1910-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Hamburg, as of 1917; Curaçao, as of 1919. Died, in the Hotel Ostend, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 5, 1920 (age 57 years, 85 days). Interment at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas McNally (1837-1902) and Mary (Moran) McNally (1839-1891); married 1891 to Agnes Keane (1866-1951).
  Epitaph: "My Dearie."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Glenn J. Mecham (born c.1936) — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born about 1936. Lawyer; mayor of Ogden, Utah; elected 1991. Still living as of 1991.
  Mitchell Melich (1912-1999) — of Moab, Grand County, Utah. Born in Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 1, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; member of Utah state senate, 1942-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1952, 1960 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Utah, 1964. Serbian ancestry. Died, of heart disease, June 12, 1999 (age 87 years, 131 days). Burial location unknown.
  Alma Lowell Merrill (1886-1961) — also known as A. L. Merrill — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Richmond, Cache County, Utah, January 24, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1948. Mormon. Died in Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, February 20, 1961 (age 75 years, 27 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Alma Merrill (1861-1936) and Almira Esmerilda (Hendricks) Merrill (1866-1907); married, October 11, 1916, to Gladys Garr (1893-1983); nephew of Ezra Jay Merrill; first cousin of Eugene Hyde Merrill (1908-1973).
  Political family: Merrill family of Richmond, Utah.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bert Henry Miller (1879-1949) — also known as Bert H. Miller — of St. Anthony, Fremont County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, December 15, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1912 (speaker); Fremont County Prosecuting Attorney, 1912-14; candidate for U.S. Representative from Idaho, 1914, 1938; Idaho state attorney general, 1933-37, 1941-45; candidate in primary for Governor of Idaho, 1936; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1945-48; resigned 1948; U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1949; died in office 1949. Died in Washington, D.C., October 8, 1949 (age 69 years, 297 days). Interment at Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Orrice Abram Murdock, Jr. (1893-1979) — also known as Abe Murdock — of Beaver, Beaver County, Utah. Born in Austin, Lander County, Nev., July 18, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; Beaver County Attorney; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1933-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1940, 1944 (chair, Credentials Committee; speaker), 1952; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1941-47; defeated, 1946; member, National Labor Relations Board, 1947-57. Mormon. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., September 15, 1979 (age 86 years, 59 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Orrice Abram Murdock and Lucinda (Robinson) Murdock (1864-1929); married, October 2, 1913, to Mary Violet Yardley (1892-1962); first cousin of Philo Taylor Farnsworth, Jr. (1877-1952).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Culbert Levy Olson (1876-1962) — also known as Culbert L. Olson — of Utah; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, November 7, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Utah state senate, 1916-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1920; member of California state senate, 1935-39; Governor of California, 1939-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1940-43; California Democratic state chair, 1944-46. Member, Phi Delta Phi. Died at a rest home in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 13, 1962 (age 85 years, 157 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Kate Jeremy (1883-1939).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Orton (1948-2009) — also known as Bill Orton — of Provo, Utah County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in North Ogden, Weber County, Utah, September 22, 1948. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 1991-97; defeated, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1996, 2000, 2008; candidate for Governor of Utah, 2000; member of Democratic National Committee from Utah, 2008. Mormon. Member, American Bar Association. Died April 18, 2009 (age 60 years, 208 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Emery Davis Potter (1804-1896) — also known as Emery D. Potter — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 7, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1834-43; postmaster at Toledo, Ohio, 1836-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1843-45, 1849-51; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1846-49; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1848-50; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1857; member of Ohio state senate, 1874-76. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, February 12, 1896 (age 91 years, 128 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Farrell Eugene Roberts (1922-1985) — also known as Farrell E. Roberts — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich.; Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 29, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1953-54; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 3rd District, 1957-60; member of Michigan state senate, 1961-64, 1965-66 (12th District 1961-64, 14th District 1965-66); candidate for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 2nd District, 1964, 1974 (primary); circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1967-78. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Delta Sigma Phi; Delta Theta Phi; Kiwanis; Elks; Amvets. Died in 1985 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 4, 1948, to Phyllis E. Miller.
  James William Robinson (1878-1964) — also known as J. W. Robinson — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Coalville, Summit County, Utah, January 19, 1878. Democrat. School principal; lawyer; Utah County Attorney, 1918-21; candidate for Utah state attorney general, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1944; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1933-47; defeated, 1946. Mormon. Died in Escondido, San Diego County, Calif., December 2, 1964 (age 86 years, 318 days). Interment at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah.
  Relatives: Married to Birda Billings.
  Cross-reference: Calvin L. Rampton
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Vernon Bradford Romney (1924-2013) — also known as Vernon B. Romney — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 27, 1924. Republican. Lawyer; staff for U.S. Sen. Arthur V. Watkins; Utah state attorney general, 1969-77; candidate for Governor of Utah, 1976. Mormon. Member, Kiwanis. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, July 13, 2013 (age 89 years, 77 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Vernon Romney and Anna Lois (Bradford) Romney (1900-1957); married, December 29, 1951, to Patricia 'Pat' Pingree; first cousin of Marion George Romney, George Wilcken Romney and Artemesia Romney (who married Ariel Smith Ballif, Sr.); 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
  David Sam (b. 1933) — of Duchesne, Duchesne County, Utah. Born in Hobart, Lake County, Ind., August 12, 1933. Lawyer; Duchesne County Attorney, 1966-72; Duchesne County Commissioner, 1972-74; district judge in Utah 4th District, 1976-85; U.S. District Judge for Utah, 1985-99; took senior status 1999. Mormon. Romanian ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Sirb and Flora (Toma) Sirb.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Elliott Sandford — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; chief justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1888-89; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 8th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Fred Severene Schow (b. 1886) — also known as Fred S. Schow — of Washington, D.C. Born in Richmond, Cache County, Utah, July 4, 1886. Democrat. Furniture salesman; accountant; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1932. German ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of August S. Schow and Marie (Francis) Schow; married 1912 to Marian Merrill.
Mark L. Shurtleff Mark L. Shurtleff (b. 1957) — of Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born August 9, 1957. Republican. Lawyer; Utah state attorney general, 2001-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Salt Lake Tribune, September 30, 2010
  Robert S. Stevens (c.1916-2000) — of California. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, about 1916. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly 60th District, 1963-67; member of California state senate 25th District, 1967-77; superior court judge in California, 1977-83. Mormon. Died in Santa Monica UCLA Hospital, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 9, 2000 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  George Sutherland (1862-1942) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Buckinghamshire, England, March 25, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Utah state senate, 1896; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1901-03; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1905-17; defeated, 1916; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1922-38; took senior status 1938. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass., July 18, 1942 (age 80 years, 115 days). Originally entombed at Abbey Mausoleum (which no longer exists), Arlington, Va.; reinterment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about George Sutherland: Hadley Arkes, The Return of George Sutherland
John Swallow John Swallow (b. 1962) — of Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 10, 1962. Republican. Lawyer; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1996-2002; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 2002, 2004; Presidential Elector for Utah, 2012; Utah state attorney general, 2013-. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1985 to Suzanne Seader.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: John Swallow for Attorney General
  A. Lavar Taylor (b. 1957) — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 23, 1957. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Roger John Traynor (b. 1900) — also known as Roger J. Traynor — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Park City, Summit County, Utah, February 12, 1900. Lawyer; law professor; justice of California state supreme court, 1940-63; chief justice of California state supreme court, 1964-70. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; Order of the Coif. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Felix Traynor and Elizabeth Josephine (O'Hagan) Traynor; married, August 23, 1933, to Madeleine Lackman.
  Robert B. Tripp — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born in Iowa. Lawyer; circuit judge in South Dakota 1st Circuit, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Lester Andrew Wade (b. 1889) — also known as Lester A. Wade — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Pleasant View, Weber County, Utah, July 8, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Utah, 1933-43; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1943-66; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1961-63. Mormon. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Monroe Wade and Isabelle Maria (Crandall) Wade; married, June 10, 1920, to Nellie Vanderwerff.
  Arthur Vivian Watkins (1886-1973) — also known as Arthur V. Watkins — of Orem, Utah County, Utah; Arlington, Arlington County, Va.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, December 18, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; rancher; district judge in Utah, 1928-33; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Utah, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1944, 1948, 1956; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1947-59; defeated, 1958. Mormon. Member, Rotary; Lions; Kiwanis. Died in Orem, Utah County, Utah, September 1, 1973 (age 86 years, 257 days). Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Hills, Orem, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Watkins and Emily A. (Gerber) Watkins; married, June 18, 1913, to Andrea Rich.
  Cross-reference: Vernon B. Romney
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Francis M. Wikstrom — also known as Fran Wikstrom — Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  David John Wilson (1887-1976) — also known as David J. Wilson — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, October 27, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; Weber County Attorney, 1920-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1932, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1946, 1948; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1954-66; took senior status 1966. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 23, 1976 (age 88 years, 179 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  James Harold Wolfe (1884-1958) — also known as James H. Wolfe — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Skippack, Montgomery County, Pa., April 26, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1916; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1935-54; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1943-44, 1951-54. Died in Sonoma, Sonoma County, Calif., March 28, 1958 (age 73 years, 336 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Emma (Seipt) Wolfe (1855-1922) and Samuel Wolfe (1859-1937); married, April 16, 1918, to Carolyn Williams (1890-1983).
  George Lemuel Woods (1832-1890) — also known as George L. Woods — Born in Boone County, Mo., July 30, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Idaho territorial supreme court, 1865-66; Governor of Oregon, 1866-70; Governor of Utah Territory, 1871-75. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 7, 1890 (age 57 years, 161 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
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