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 Mitchell Hayden

Mitchell Hayden

Birth
Serbia
Death 23 Nov 1941 (aged 57)
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot A, 52 E 1/2, 1
Memorial ID 133354 · View Source
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The Ogden Standard-Examiner
Monday, November 24, 1941
page 14

STEEL WORKER SUCCUMBS
AFTER GASOLINE ACCIDENT

Employee of Contractor on
Arsenal Building Dies of Burns

Mitchell Hayden, 57, of Murray, structural steel worker, died Sunday at four a.m. in an Ogden hospital of accidental burns received Saturday morning.
Mr. Hayden was working on a steel girder of an engine repair building under construction at the Ogden ordnance depot (arsenal) when his clothes, upon which gasoline supposedly had been spilled, were accidentally ignited by a gasoline torch. Mr. Hayden reportedly was using a blow torch to keep a pneumatic riveting machine from freezing. He was employed by the Kansas City Structural Steel Co.
He suffered second and third degree burns over his whole body below the shoulders.

Native of Europe
Mr. Hayden was born in Serbia, November 22, 1884, a son of John and Anna Lenovitch Hayden. He had been a steel worker for many years and had lived in Ogden for the past two months.
He was a member of the Grant ward of the LDS church in Murray, and also of Salt Lake Bridge and Structural Iron Workers Local No. 27.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lottie Laura Shultz Hayden of Murray, whom he married in Salt Lake City, August 21, 1918; two sons and two daughters, Mitchell S., Conrad R., Janice N. Hayden and Mrs. Anna Turner, all of Murray, and a brother, Nicholas Hayden of Pittsburgh, Pa.

RITES THURSDAY
The body was taken to Salt Lake City by the Deseret Mortuary of Ogden. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at one p.m. in the Grant ward chapel, directed by Herbert G. Spencer, bishop, and burial will be in Midvale cemetery.
Friends may call at 36 East Seventh South in Salt Lake City until Wednesday evening and at the home in Murray, 581 West 6400 South, Thursday from nine a.m. until time of services.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 133354
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mitchell Hayden (22 Nov 1884–23 Nov 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 133354, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .