Adams, Spencer Dewey b. June 21, 1898 d. November 25, 1970 Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League baseball as an infielder for four seasons (1923, 1935 to 1927), each one with a different team (Pittsburgh Pirates in 1923, Washington Senators in 1925, New York Yankees in 1926, and St. Louis Browns in 1927). Although his brief Major League career totaled only 180 games and 395 at-bats, he was part of two World Series teams. In 1925 he appeared in 63 games for the American League Pennant winning Senators, and played in two World Series games...[Read More] Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA Plot: 1-16-B-7
Blood, Henry Hooper b. October 1, 1872 d. June 19, 1942 Politician. Governor of Utah from 1933 to 1941. Elected Governor as a Democrat in 1932, Blood's administration covered the difficult years of the Great Depression and his fiscal policy was based on the philosophy of "Pay as you go." During his tenure, a two percent sales tax was adopted and many CCC and WPA projects were acquired for the state. As war clouds gathered, he was among the first political leaders to advocate aid for the Allies. (Bio by: Thomas Fisher) Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Curtis, Keene b. February 15, 1923 d. October 13, 2002 American stage, motion picture, and television actor. He appeared on more than 40 television dramas and sitcoms including "M*A*S*H," "E.R.," "Star Trek: Voyager," "Caroline in the City," and "Cheers." He has been a series regular on "Touched by an Angel," "Amanda's by the Sea," "Modesty Blaise," and "Strange New World." Curtis also starred in such television movies as "Gypsy," the miniseries "Ben Franklin," "Stowaway to the Moon" and "The Royal Family." His feature film credits include "Blade,"...[Read More] Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Dawson, William Adams b. November 5, 1903 d. November 7, 1981 US Congressman. Elected to represent Utah's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1947 to 1949, and 1953 to 1959. He was defeated for re-election in 1948. A Republican, Dawson also served as the Mayor of Layton, Utah, from 1935 to 1939, and as a Member of the Utah State Senate from 1940 to 1944. (Bio by: K) Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Heusser, Ed b. May 7, 1909 d. March 1, 1956 Major League Baseball Player. The right-hander pitched nine years in the big leagues for the St. Louis Cardinals (1935 to 1936), the Philadelphia Phillies (1938), the Philadelphia Athletics (1940), the Cincinnati Reds (1943 to 1946) and the Phillies (1948). His nickname was "The Wild Elk of the Wasatch". He led the National League with a 2.38 earned run average in 1944, when he was 13-11 for the Reds with 17 complete games in 23 starts. The following year he went 11-16 with a 3.71 ERA with 223...[Read More] (Bio by: Ron Coons) Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Raison ., . Milton (Milton Michael) Michael ' ' b. August 30, 1903 d. January 20, 1982 Milton Michael was born in Vetka, Russia and left in 1906 at age three with his parents, Lazarus and Rachel for the U.S. They settled in NYC and had a daughter, Beatrice in 1909.
Milton graduated from public school with fairly high honors but in his second year at Stuyvesant High School he was expelled for truancy. Reading Jack London stirred his interest in going to sea and in writing. Stretching his true age, he signed on as mess boy and set sail a few times to the west coast of South...[Read More] Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis County, Utah, USA Plot: A-A2-14-4E
Roberts, Brigham Henry b. March 13, 1857 d. September 27, 1933 Historian, Politician. US Congressman-elect. He was elected to the US Congress in 1899 as a representative of the state of Utah, but was denied his House seat in 1900 because of his controversial religious practice of Polygamy. He was born in Warrington, England and immigrated to the United States in 1866. He received his formal education in Utah, graduating from Deseret University in Salt Lake City. He taught school for several years following graduation before joining the Salt Lake Herald...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis County, Utah, USA Plot: A-17-6-3 GPS coordinates: 40.9122314, -111.8681488 (hddd.dddd)