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 J Arthur Knudsen

J Arthur Knudsen

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Death 5 Jun 1991 (aged 84)
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot East Park_229_6
Memorial ID 155683 · View Source
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The Deseret News
Friday, June 7, 1991



J. Arthur Knudsen, a Salt Lake businessman and promoter of the Knudsen Cup Ski Race for high school students, died Wednesday. He was 84.

Mr. Knudsen was a former president of the University of Utah's Crimson Club, the Ambassador Club and the Old-Timers Athletic Association. He also sat on the board of directors for Mount Olivet Cemetery. He was best known for his efforts to promote winter sports, particularly among the youth. He initiated the Knudsen Cup Ski Race in 1942 to inspire youngsters to seek proper skiing instruction.

He owned and operated Knudsen Builders Supply.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 8, at 11 a.m. at Evans and Early Mortuary, 574 E. 100 South. Interment will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Norway House, 7501 Vallejo St., San Francisco, CA 94123, or to Holy Cross Hospital.


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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155683
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for J Arthur Knudsen (24 Jul 1906–5 Jun 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155683, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .