PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Mormon Politicians in Utah
(Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints;
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints;
Community of Christ)

  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
  Mark Evans Austad (1917-1988) — also known as Marcus Jacob Austad; "Mark Evans" — of Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, April 1, 1917. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; radio announcer, broadcast newsman, and host of his own television news show; U.S. Ambassador to Finland, 1975-77; Norway, 1981-84. Mormon. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Arizona, October 20, 1988 (age 71 years, 202 days). Interment at Washington Heights Memorial Park, South Ogden, Utah.
  The Mark Evans Austad Auditorium, at Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, is named for him.
  Epitaph: "Grandpa, I'll bet Heavenly Father will be happy to see you."
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert LeGrand Backman (b. 1922) — of Utah. Born March 22, 1922. Member of Utah state legislature, 1970. Mormon. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ariel Smith Ballif, Sr. (1901-1995) — also known as Ariel S. Ballif — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Logan, Cache County, Utah, December 9, 1901. University professor; Mormon bishop; mayor of Provo, Utah, 1961. Mormon. Died May 11, 1995 (age 93 years, 153 days). Interment somewhere in Provo, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of John Lyman Ballif and Emma (Smith) Baliff; married, August 28, 1925, to Artemesia 'Arta' Romney (1904-1993; sister of Marion George Romney; niece of Vernon Romney; first cousin of George Wilcken Romney (1907-1995) and Vernon Bradford Romney); father of Ariel Smith Ballif, Jr. (1926-1994; theater set designer).
  Political family: Romney family.
  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, Sandy, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Ezra Taft Benson (1899-1994) — Born in Whitney, Franklin County, Idaho, August 4, 1899. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1953-61. Mormon. Member, Farm Bureau; Alpha Zeta. President of the Mormon Church 1985-94. Died, of congestive heart failure, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 29, 1994 (age 94 years, 298 days). Interment at Whitney Cemetery, Whitney, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of George Taft Benson and Sarah (Dunkley) Benson; married, September 10, 1926, to Flora Smith Amussen; distant relative *** of Robert Alphonso Taft, Robert Taft, Jr. and Robert Alphonso Taft III (1942-).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Bishop (b. 1951) — also known as Rob Bishop — of Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah. Born in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, July 13, 1951. Republican. School teacher; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1979-94; Speaker of the Utah State House of Representatives, 1992-94; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 2003-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Edgar Bernard Brossard (b. 1889) — also known as Edgar B. Brossard — of Utah; Washington, D.C. Born in Oxford, Bannock County, Idaho, April 1, 1889. Republican. College professor; economist; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1925-45; chair, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1930. Mormon. Member, American Economic Association; Grange; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Zeta; Pi Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amable Alphonse Brossard and Mary Catherine (Hobson) Brossard; married, August 25, 1915, to Laura P. Crowley.
  Charles Brown (1873-1943) — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born September 28, 1873. Mayor of Murray, Utah, 1906-09. Mormon. Died in Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 8, 1943 (age 69 years, 133 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Clair W. Burgener (1921-2006) — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif.; Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, December 5, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; realtor; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960, 1964; member of California state assembly, 1963-66; member of California state senate, 1967-72; U.S. Representative from California, 1973-83 (42nd District 1973-75, 43rd District 1975-83). Mormon. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Encinitas, San Diego County, Calif., September 9, 2006 (age 84 years, 278 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Herman Burgener (1888-1975) and Nora (Taylor) Burgener; married, September 27, 1941, to Marvia Hobusch.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Claude J. Burtenshaw (b. 1918) — of Rexburg, Madison County, Idaho; Logan, Cache County, Utah. Born in Bonneville County, Idaho, February 24, 1918. Democrat. School teacher; farmer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Idaho Democratic State Committee, 1948-50; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1950; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1952; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1952; chair of Madison County Democratic Party, 1954; member of Idaho state senate, 1958-59; university professor; candidate for mayor of Logan, Utah, 1989. Mormon. Member, Kiwanis; Rotary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of W. F. Burtenshaw and Olive (Humphrey) Burtenshaw; married, May 27, 1942, to Frances Davis.
  Laurence Junior Burton (1926-2002) — also known as Laurence J. Burton — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, October 30, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1963-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1968; candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1970. Mormon. Member, Kiwanis; American Legion. Died in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, November 27, 2002 (age 76 years, 28 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Relative *** of George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901).
  Political family: Cannon family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Frank Jenne Cannon (1859-1933) — also known as Frank J. Cannon — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 25, 1859. Printer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1892, 1896; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1895-96; defeated, 1892; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1896-99; Utah Democratic state chair, 1902-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1904. Mormon. Died in Denver, Colo., July 25, 1933 (age 74 years, 181 days). Interment at Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901) and Sarah (Jenne) Cannon; married, April 8, 1878, to Martha Anderson Brown (died 1908); married, June 29, 1909, to May Anderson Brown (sister of first wife); first cousin four times removed of David Nelson.
  Political family: Cannon family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Jason E. Chaffetz (b. 1967) — of Alpine, Utah County, Utah. Born in Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, Calif., March 26, 1967. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008; U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 2009-. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  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.
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married 1871 to Sarah Elizabeth Taylor.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Aldous Dixon (1890-1967) — also known as Henry A. Dixon — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, June 29, 1890. Republican. Superintendent of schools; banker; president, Weber College, 1919-20 and 1937-53; president, Utah State Agricultural College (now Utah State University), 1953-54; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1955-61. Mormon. Died, following a heart attack, in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, January 22, 1967 (age 76 years, 207 days). Interment at Washington Heights Memorial Park, South Ogden, Utah.
  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.
  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).
  Susa Young Gates (1856-1933) — also known as Susa Young — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 18, 1856. Republican. Writer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1908. Female. Mormon. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 27, 1933 (age 77 years, 70 days). Interment at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah.
  Relatives: Daughter of Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Lucy (Bigelow) Young; married 1872 to Alma Bailey Dunford (divorced 1877); married, January 5, 1880, to Jacob F. Gates.
  See also Wikipedia article
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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Jon Meade Huntsman, Jr. (1960-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Vear Hansen (1932-2018) — also known as James V. Hansen — of Farmington, Davis County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 14, 1932. Republican. Real estate agent; insurance agent; business executive; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1973-80; Speaker of the Utah State House of Representatives, 1979-80; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1981-. Mormon. Member, Rotary. Died in Farmington, Davis County, Utah, November 14, 2018 (age 86 years, 92 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  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.
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Orrin Grant Hatch (b. 1934) — also known as Orrin G. Hatch — of Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 22, 1934. Republican. U.S. Senator from Utah, 1977-; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008. Mormon. Member, Federalist Society. Songwriter, author of dozens of religious and patriotic songs. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Hatch (1904-1992) and Helen Frances (Kamm) Hatch (1906-1995); married, August 28, 1957, to Elaine Sharon Hansen; first cousin twice removed of Edwin Dilworth Hatch; first cousin thrice removed of Edward Wingate Hatch; second cousin once removed of Aura Charles Hatch and Adrian William Hatch (1905-1956).
  Political family: Hatch family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Orrin Hatch: Square Peg : Confessions of a Citizen Senator (2003)
  Paula Hawkins (1927-2009) — also known as Paula Fickes; "The Battling Maitland Housewife" — of Maitland, Orange County, Fla. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 24, 1927. Republican. Model; member of Republican National Committee from Florida, 1968-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1972; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Florida, 1978; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1981-87; defeated, 1986. Female. Mormon. Inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame, 2000. Died in Winter Park, Orange County, Fla., December 3, 2009 (age 82 years, 313 days). Interment at Palm Cemetery, Winter Park, Fla.
  Relatives: Daughter of Paul Burt Fickes and Mary Leoan (Staley) Fickes; married 1955 to Walter Eugene Hawkins.
  Campaign slogan: "Feminine, not feminist."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — 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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married to George H. Horne.
  Horne Hall at Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, is named for her.
  Jefferson Hunt (1804-1879) — also known as Charles Jefferson Hunt — of San Bernardino County, Calif.; Weber County, Utah; Oxford, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Mason County (part now in Bracken County), Ky., January 22, 1804. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1851, 1863; member of California state assembly, 1853-58 (2nd District 1853-54, 1st District 1854-58). Mormon. Founder, in 1860, of Huntsville, Utah. Died in Oxford, Bannock County, Idaho, May 11, 1879 (age 75 years, 109 days). Interment at Red Rock Pass Cemetery, Red Rock, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas Hunt (1757-1819) and Martha (Jenkins) Hunt (1760-1850); married, December 1, 1823, to Ceila Mounts (1805-1897); grandfather of Ida Frances Hunt (1858-1915; who married David King Udall); great-grandfather of John Hunt Udall, Jesse Addison Udall and Don Taylor Udall; second great-grandfather of John Nicholas Udall and Lee Kenyon Udall; third great-grandfather of Milan Dale Smith, Jr. (1942-) and Gordon Harold Smith.
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jon Meade Huntsman, Jr. (b. 1960) — also known as Jon Huntsman, Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif., March 26, 1960. Republican. Business executive; U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, 1992-93; Governor of Utah, 2005-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008 (delegation chair). Mormon. Member, Sigma Chi. Youngest U.S. Ambassador of the 20th century. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Jon Huntsman (businessman, philanthropist); grandson of David Bruce Haight (1906-2004).
  Cross-reference: Mike Lee
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Walker.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel P. Jones (1856-1935) — of Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Utah, 1856. Democrat. Speaker of the Arizona State House of Representatives, 1923-24. Mormon. Died in 1935 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  David Matthew Kennedy (1905-1996) — also known as David M. Kennedy — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Randolph, Rich County, Utah, July 21, 1905. Economist; banker; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1969-71; U.S. Ambassador to , 1971-73. Mormon. Member, American Economic Association; Pi Gamma Mu. Died, from a heart ailment, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 1, 1996 (age 90 years, 285 days). Interment at Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of George Kennedy and Katherine Kennedy; married 1924 to Lenora Bingham.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lorna J. Kesterson (1925-2012) — also known as Lorna Jolley — of Henderson, Clark County, Nev. Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, December 30, 1925. Newspaper reporter; newspaper editor; mayor of Henderson, Nev., 1985-93. Female. Mormon. Died, in her doctor's office, Henderson, Clark County, Nev., January 16, 2012 (age 86 years, 17 days). Interment at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, Nev.
  Relatives: Daughter of Donal Jolley and Nora (Crawford) Jolley; married, January 17, 1953, to Robert Earl Kesterson (1920-2001).
  Kesterson Elementary School, in Henderson, Nevada, is named for her.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  David Sjodahl King (1917-2009) — also known as David S. King — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 20, 1917. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1959-63, 1965-67; defeated, 1966; candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1962; U.S. Ambassador to Malagasy Republic, 1967-69; Mauritius, 1968-69. Mormon. Member, Jaycees. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., May 5, 2009 (age 91 years, 319 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry King (1863-1949).
  Cross-reference: Jean Westwood
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — 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, 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)
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Michael Okerlund Leavitt (b. 1951) — also known as Michael O. Leavitt; Mike Leavitt — of Utah. Born in Cedar City, Iron County, Utah, February 11, 1951. Republican. Insurance business; Governor of Utah, 1993-2003; resigned 2003; Presidential Elector for Utah, 1996, 2000; administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2003-05; U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2005-09. Mormon. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  John Doyle Lee (1812-1877) — also known as John D. Lee — Born in Kaskaskia, Randolph County, Ill., September 6, 1812. Member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1858. Mormon. Involved in the Mountain Meadows massacre on September 11, 1857, when a Mormon militia and Paiute Indian tribesmen slaughtered about 120 settlers who had been traveling through Utah by wagon train; indicted for murder almost twenty years later, and tried in 1875; the first trial ended in a hung jury; retried in 1876; convicted and sentenced to death; released for a time in order to settle his business affairs; executed by firing squad, at Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, March 23, 1877 (age 64 years, 198 days). Interment at Panguitch Cemetery, Panguitch, Utah.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Louise Lee (1893-1974; who married Levi Stewart Udall) and Lela Lee (1895-1976; who married Jesse Addison Udall); great-grandfather of Stewart Lee Udall, Morris King Udall, Lee Kenyon Udall and Rex E. Lee; second great-grandfather of Milan Dale Smith, Jr. (1942-), Thomas Stewart Udall, Mark E. Udall, Gordon Harold Smith and Mike Lee.
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Charles Rendell Mabey (1877-1959) — also known as Charles R. Mabey — of Bountiful, Davis County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, October 4, 1877. Republican. School teacher; served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; author; banker; president, Bonneville Irrigation District; president, Triangle Drug Company; director, Bountiful Lumber and Building Association; director, Bountiful Light and Power Company; mayor of Bountiful, Utah, 1910; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1913-16; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1916; Governor of Utah, 1921-25; defeated, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Mormon. Member, American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; United Spanish War Veterans; Navy League; Rotary. Died in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, April 26, 1959 (age 81 years, 204 days). Interment at Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Thomas Mabey (1845-1931) and Sarah Lucretia (Tolman) Mabey (1855-1914); married, December 20, 1905, to Afton Rampton (1884-1946); father of Rendell Noel Mabey (1908-2000).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  G. Margaret Marr (b. 1896) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Lewisville, Jefferson County, Idaho, February 4, 1896. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1944, 1948 (alternate). Female. Mormon. Burial location unknown.
  James David Matheson (b. 1960) — also known as Jim Matheson — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 21, 1960. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 2001-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Milne Matheson (1929-1990); brother of Scott Milne Matheson, Jr.; grandson of Scott Milne Matheson (1900?-?).
  Political family: Matheson family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  James Wilson McHenry (1864-1931) — also known as James W. McHenry — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., October 23, 1864. Mayor of Murray, Utah, 1916-17. Mormon. Died in Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 23, 1931 (age 67 years, 31 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Koln Gunn McKay (1925-2000) — also known as K. Gunn McKay — of Utah. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, February 23, 1925. Democrat. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1963-67; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1971-81; defeated, 1980, 1986, 1988. Mormon. Died, of cancer, in Huntsville, Weber County, Utah, October 6, 2000 (age 75 years, 226 days). Interment at Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Lavar Cook McMillan (1921-1997) — also known as Lavar C. McMillan; Mac McMillan — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 11, 1921. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; dairy manager; mayor of Murray, Utah, 1986-89; defeated, 1989. Mormon. Member, Rotary. Died February 28, 1997 (age 75 years, 170 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Evan Mecham (1924-2008) — of Ajo, Pima County, Ariz.; Glendale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Duchesne, Duchesne County, Utah, May 12, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; automobile dealer; newspaper publisher; candidate for Arizona state house of representatives, 1952; member of Arizona state senate, 1960-62; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1962 (Republican), 1992 (Independent); Governor of Arizona, 1987-88; defeated, 1964, 1974, 1978, 1982. Mormon. Member, John Birch Society. Indicted in 1988 on six felony counts of perjury and filing a false campaign report, specifically of failing to report a $350,000 loan to his campaign by Barry Wolfson, a real estate developer; later acquitted of these charges. Impeached by the Arizona House of Representatives on February 5, 1988, on charges of obstructing justice and illegally lending state money to his business; convicted and removed from office by the Arizona Senate on April 4, 1988. A recall election was scheduled against him, but it was cancelled by the Arizona Supreme Court. Died, from complications of Alzheimer's disease, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., February 22, 2008 (age 83 years, 286 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1945 to Florence Lambert.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Ann Linton (who later married David King Udall (1851-1938)).
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  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
  James Henry Moyle (1858-1946) — also known as James H. Moyle — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in 1858. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1914; member of Democratic National Committee from Utah, 1916-21. Mormon. Died in 1946 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Books by James Henry Moyle: Mormon Democrat : The Religious and Political Memoirs of James Henry Moyle (1998)
  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
  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
  Calvin Crane Pendleton (1811-1873) — also known as Calvin C. Pendleton — of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Ill.; Parowan, Iron County, Utah. Born in Hope, Knox County, Maine, August 25, 1811. Physician; probate judge in Utah, 1853-55; member of Utah territorial legislature, 1854; Iron County Recorder, 1855-65. Mormon. Died in Parowan, Iron County, Utah, April 21, 1873 (age 61 years, 239 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Job Pendleton (1782-1847) and Betsey (Crane) Pendleton (1790-1859); married 1844 to Sally A. Seavey; married 1846 to Phebe Smith (marriage year estimated); married, November 14, 1849, to Sarah Ann Newberry; married, April 2, 1861, to Mary J. Coombs; great-grandnephew of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin twice removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827); second cousin of Joseph Palmer Dyer; second cousin once removed of Charles Marsh Pendleton, James Monroe Pendleton (1822-1889) and Cyrus Henry Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows; third cousin of Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Charles Henry Pendleton, Harris Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton, James Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows, Cornelius Welles Pendleton and Claudius Victor Pendleton; fourth cousin of Enoch C. Chapman.
  Political family: Pendleton family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Andrew C. Peterson (1870-1955) — of Graham County, Ariz. Born in Utah, 1870. Democrat. Speaker of the Arizona State House of Representatives, 1919-20. Mormon. Died in 1955 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  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
  Charles Redd (1889-1975) — also known as Charlie Redd — of La Sal, San Juan County, Utah. Born in Bluff, San Juan County, Utah, May 8, 1889. Republican. Rancher; postmaster; farm implement dealer; banker; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1923-31; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1944, 1960. Mormon. Died in Provo, Utah County, Utah, March 30, 1975 (age 85 years, 326 days). Interment at Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Eliza Ann (Westover) Redd (1854-1938) and Lemuel Hardison Redd (1856-1923); married, August 29, 1931, to Annaley Naegle (1910-2000).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brigham Henry Roberts (1857-1933) — also known as Brigham H. Roberts — of Utah. Born in Warrington, Lancashire, England, March 13, 1857. Democrat. Delegate to Utah state constitutional convention, 1894; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1899-1900. Mormon. His seat in Congress was declared vacant in January 1900, because he was a polygamist. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 27, 1933 (age 76 years, 198 days). Interment at Centerville Ward Cemetery, Centerville, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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
  Willard Mitt Romney (b. 1947) — also known as Mitt Romney; "Mittens"; "The Mittster" — of Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 12, 1947. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1994; Governor of Massachusetts, 2003-07; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008 (delegation chair); candidate for President of the United States, 2012; U.S. Senator from Utah, 2019-. Mormon. Still living as of 2021.
  Relatives: Son of George Wilcken Romney and Lenore Romney; brother of George Scott Romney (who married Ronna Eileen Stern (1943-)); married, March 21, 1969, to Ann Lois Davies; father of Craig Romney; uncle of Ronna Romney McDaniel; grandson of Harold Arundel Lafount; grandnephew of Vernon Romney; first cousin once removed of Marion George Romney and Vernon Bradford Romney; first cousin twice removed of Miles Romney and Kenneth Romney; second cousin once removed of Miles J. Romney, Jr..
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Mitt Romney: No Apology: Believe in America (2011)
  Books about Mitt Romney: Hugh Hewitt, A Mormon in the White House? 10 Things Every American Should Know About Mitt Romney — Ronald B. Scott, Mitt Romney: An Inside Look at the Man and His Politics — Michael Kranish & Scott Helman, The Real Romney
Matt Salmon Matthew James Salmon (b. 1958) — also known as Matt Salmon — of Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 21, 1958. Republican. Telecommunications executive; member of Arizona state senate 21st District, 1991-95; U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1995-2001, 2013-17 (1st District 1995-2001, 5th District 2013-17); candidate for Governor of Arizona, 2002. Mormon. Still living as of 2017.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: U.S. House of Representatives (2012)
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  James Sharp — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1885-86. Mormon. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John W. Shawcroft (1874-1964) — of La Jara, Conejos County, Colo. Born in Fountain Green, Sanpete County, Utah, December 13, 1874. Republican. Farmer; rancher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (alternate), 1944; member of Colorado state senate, 1950. Mormon. Died in La Jara, Conejos County, Colo., November 27, 1964 (age 89 years, 350 days). Interment somewhere in Sanford, Colo.
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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  John Henry Smith (1848-1911) — of Utah. Born in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, September 18, 1848. Member of Utah state legislature, 1900. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 13, 1911 (age 63 years, 25 days). Burial location unknown.
  Abraham Owen Smoot (1815-1895) — also known as Abraham O. Smoot; A. O. Smoot — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Owenton, Owen County, Ky., February 17, 1815. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1857-66; mayor of Provo, Utah, 1868-81; banker; lumber business. Mormon. Died in Provo, Utah County, Utah, March 6, 1895 (age 80 years, 17 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Washigton Smoot (1785-1842) and Nancy Ann (Rowlett) Smoot (1787-1871); married, November 11, 1838, to Margaret Thompson McMeans (1809-1884); married, February 17, 1856, to Anna Kirstine Mauritzdatter (1833-1894); father of Abraham Owen Smoot and Reed Owen Smoot; nephew of Daniel Owen Rowlett and Joseph Rowlett; grandfather of Abraham Owen Smoot III (1879-1937) and Isaac Albert Smoot.
  Political families: Bullock family of Massachusetts; Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; DeWitt-Bruyn-Hasbrouck-Kellogg family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The Abraham O. Smoot Administration Building (opened 1962), at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Isaac Albert Smoot (1880-1957) — also known as I. A. Smoot — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, November 3, 1880. Democrat. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1928-32; postmaster at Salt Lake City, Utah, 1933-50 (acting, 1933-34); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1952. Mormon. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 12, 1957 (age 76 years, 129 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Owen Smoot (1856-1911); brother of Abraham Owen Smoot III; half-nephew of Reed Owen Smoot; grandson of Abraham Owen Smoot (1815-1895) and Isaac Bullock; grandnephew of Benjamin Kimball Bullock; great-grandnephew of Daniel Owen Rowlett and Joseph Rowlett; first cousin five times removed of Charles Clinton, De Witt Clinton, George Clinton, Jr. and Jacob Hasbrouck DeWitt; first cousin six times removed of Charles De Witt (1727-1787).
  Political families: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; DeWitt-Bruyn-Hasbrouck-Kellogg family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Reed Smoot Reed Owen Smoot (1862-1941) — also known as Reed Smoot — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 10, 1862. Republican. U.S. Senator from Utah, 1903-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1908, 1912, 1916 (speaker), 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924, 1928 (chair, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1932; member of Republican National Committee from Utah, 1912-20. Mormon. Norwegian ancestry. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 9, 1941 (age 79 years, 30 days). Interment at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Owen Smoot (1815-1895) and Anna Kristina (Mauritzdatter) Smoot (1833-1894); half-brother of Abraham Owen Smoot (1856-1911); married, September 17, 1884, to Alpha May Eldredge (1863-1928); married, July 2, 1930, to Alice (Taylor) Sheets; half-uncle of Abraham Owen Smoot III and Isaac Albert Smoot (1880-1957); grandnephew of Daniel Owen Rowlett and Joseph Rowlett.
  Political families: Bullock family of Massachusetts; Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; DeWitt-Bruyn-Hasbrouck-Kellogg family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
  Daniel C. Snarr (b. 1950) — also known as Dan Snarr — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in 1950. Democrat. Mayor of Murray, Utah, 1999-2013. Mormon. Still living as of 2013.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Karl Nelson Snow, Jr. (b. 1930) — also known as Karl Snow — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, July 1, 1930. Republican. Member of Utah state senate, 1972-85; candidate in primary for Governor of Utah, 1984; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Utah, 1984; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 1990. Mormon. Still living as of 1990.
  Relatives: Son of Karl Nelson Snow and Wanda (McGregor) Snow; married, January 29, 1960, to Donna Jean Dain.
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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  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
  Richard Howard Stallings (b. 1940) — also known as Richard H. Stallings — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho; Rexburg, Madison County, Idaho; Macks Inn, Fremont County, Idaho. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, October 7, 1940. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Idaho 2nd District, 1985-93; defeated, 1998; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 2008. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  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.
  William Thomas Stewart (1853-1935) — also known as William T. Stewart — of Kanab, Kane County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, October 18, 1853. Member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1887-89. Mormon. Died in Alamo, Lincoln County, Nev., August 21, 1935 (age 81 years, 307 days). Interment at Alamo Cemetery, Alamo, Nev.
  Relatives: Brother of Eliza Luella Stewart (1855-1937; who married David King Udall (1851-1938)); married 1873 to Rachel Tamar Hamblin; married 1879 to Fannie Maria Little; married 1880 to Mary Ann Udall (sister of David King Udall (1851-1938)); uncle of Levi Stewart Udall (1891-1960).
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  Douglas R. Stringfellow (1922-1966) — of Utah. Born in Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 24, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1953-55. Mormon. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 19, 1966 (age 44 years, 25 days). Interment at Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch, Ogden, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married 1907 to Edna Harker (died 1942).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lamont Felt Toronto (b. 1914) — also known as Lamont Toronto — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 21, 1914. Republican. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1947; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1952 (alternate), 1960 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); secretary of state of Utah, 1953-63. Mormon. Member, Amvets. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Toronto and Minnie Etta (Felt) Toronto; married, February 21, 1940, to Helen Davidson.
  Arthur Townsend (1868-1950) — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Derbyshire, England, September 13, 1868. Merchant; mayor of Murray, Utah, 1930-31. Mormon. Died August 28, 1950 (age 81 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Father of Heber Manning Wells (1859-1938).
  See also Wikipedia article — 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, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Hanmer Wells (1814-1891); married, June 5, 1901, to Emily Katz.
  Michael Kent Winder (b. 1976) — also known as Mike Winder; "Richard Burwash" — of West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 27, 1976. Republican. Vice-president, Winder Farms dairy; historian; mayor of West Valley City, Utah, 2010-; reprimanded by the city council in 2011 for writing news articles for local media outlets under an assumed name, Richard Burwash; also forced to resign from his job with public relations firm. Mormon. Still living as of 2012.
  Relatives: Married to Karyn Hermansen.
  See also Wikipedia article
  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, West Valley City, Utah.
  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
  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, Salt Lake City, Utah; statue at Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah; 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
"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/UT/mormon.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]