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 Willis Neil Madsen

Willis Neil Madsen

Birth
Scofield, Carbon County, Utah, USA
Death 29 Nov 1934 (aged 31)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_154_1_2
Memorial ID 141112 · View Source
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Willis Neil Madsen, 31, city councilman, farmer and woolgrower, died Thursday night a the family home following a ten days' illness from pleuro-pneumonia.
Mr. Madsen was born in Scofield June 8, 1903, a son of Neil M. and Anna Wilcox Madsen. He received his early education in the Scofield schools and was graduated from Carbon county high school in 1923. During his senior year he was student body president. After his graduation from high school he attended the Utah State Agricultural college. He became active in civic and public affairs and served as deputy fish and game warden under David Madson and Arthur Mecham. He also served four years as deputy county assessor for Carbon county prior to 1929. He was active in the Democratic party in both Carbon and Sanpete counties and in 1931 was elected two-year city councilman, and was reelected for a four-year term in 1933. Since the death of his father in 1927 he had been secretary-treasurer of the Madsen Land and Livestock company. He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Pioneer Historical Association and a grandson of the founder and first president of the association.
He was married to Miss Louise Frandsen in Mt. Pleasant July 10, 1929, and they had resided here since their marriage.
Surviving are his widow, a daughter, Mary Louise; his mother, and two sisters, Mrs. Alice M. Pannier, Salt Lake City and Mrs. Johannah M. Hafen, Mt. Pleasant.

Salt Lake Tribune December 1, 1934




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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 141112
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Neil Madsen (8 Jun 1903–29 Nov 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 141112, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .