Apr. 8, 1883 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA
Oct. 7, 1946 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA
Third of seven children of Edward Treharne Ashton and Effie Walker Morris. Baptized when about eight years old. Married Rachel Grace Jeremy January 3, 1906; seven children including Apostle Marvin J. Ashton. Served LDS mission to Great Britain 1907- 1909. Ordained High Priest by Heber J. Grant and called as Bishop of Wasatch Ward 1917- 1924. Later Granite Stake President. First Counselor in LDS Presiding Bishopric (LeGrand Richards) April 6, 1938 until death.