Richard Stringham


Richard Stringham

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death Apr 1937 (aged 66)
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 30766064 View Source
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Stroke Fatal In Case of Richard Stringham.

Richard Stringham, 66, superintendent of the Farmington Bay CCC camp, former mayor and active participant in political, business, financial and church activities in Utah during the past third of a century, died late Monday at the family residence in Bountiful following a stroke suffered about a week before.

Although Mr. Stringham lived the greater part of his life in Bountiful, he also was known in Southern, Utah, where he lived during boyhood. He was born on June 7, 1870, in Salt Lake City, to the late Briant and Martha Ashby Stringham. After his parents death, he lived with an uncle in Holden. In 1889, he came to Bountiful and entered the mercantile business and in 1900 was named manager of the Woods Cross Canning Company, a position held until 1932. He also served as vice president of the Bountiful State Bank; as director of the Davis and Weber Counties Canal Campany and director and president of the Utah Canners' Association.

Mr. Stringham was mayor of Bountiful, state senator from 1916 to 1920, and for a number of years chairman of the state board of agriculture. He was bishop of the Bountiful First Ward for eight years and later a counselor in the South Davis Stake. At the time of his death he was superintendent of the CCC camp in Bountiful.

On November 11, 1891, he married Elizabeth Ann Barlow.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Barlow Stringham, Bountiful and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Hazel Hardy, Heber City; Haven, Milton, Harmon, Howard, Beth and Mary Stringham, all of Bountiful; Warde B. Stringham, New Orleans, Louisiana; Dell Stringham, Mrs. Ruby S. Garrett, Mrs. Helen Amott, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Ida S. Jones, Byron, Wyoming; Stanley Stringham, Logan and Mrs. Martha Degn, Park City and twelve living grandchildren. Surviving also are the following brothers and sisters: Phillip Stringham, Vernal; Henry and George Stringham, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Harriet Nolan and Mrs. Rosella Grant, Los Angeles and Mrs. Jane Stevenson, Holden.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 1937, in the Bountiful First Ward chapel under the direction of Bishop Quayle Cannon.

The speakers were, George Shorten, executive secretary of the Utah Canners' Association; Capt. Joseph R. Knowles of the Farmington Bay CCC camp; Bishop's Counselor David R. Tolman; former Governor Charles R. Mabey; former Stake President James H. Robinson and Bishop Quayle Cannon.

Musical numbers were rendered by Bountiful First Ward double quartet; Mrs. Ida Hepworth; Bishop Elijah Gregory and daughter Fern, and Mrs. Elsie T. Pyott. The opening prayer was by J.A. Taylor and the benediction by President Thomas E. Winegar.

The floral offerings were profuse and beautiful. Interment was in the Bountiful Cemetery.

-Davis County Clipper, April 30, 1937

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