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Herbert Brown Maw

  • Birth 11 Mar 1893 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
  • Death 17 Nov 1990 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot West 1-12
  • Memorial ID 14813743

Politician. Governor of Utah from 1941 to 1949. His two terms as Governor were marked by progressive legislation that lowered utility rates, regulated the extraction of mineral ores, and enlarged the state's industrial base. Maw's liberal stance regarding labor and welfare legislation and land reclamation produced much conservative hostility. He attempted to win a third term as Governor in 1948, but was soundly defeated by Republican J. Bracken Lee.

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  • Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
  • Added: 4 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14813743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Brown Maw (11 Mar 1893–17 Nov 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14813743, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .