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 John “Jack” Birch

John “Jack” Birch

Birth
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 2 May 1957 (aged 53)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 10 074 8
Memorial ID 58749 · View Source
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"MURRAY-John (Jack) Birch, 53, Murray sports enthusiast and former baseball manager, died at his home, 265 East 5300 South, Thursday following an extended illness. For a number of years, Mr. Birch managed several Farm Bureau baseball teams in the Salt Lake area. he had also managed Salt Lake County Recreational teams and served as manager of the Shamrock girls' baseball team for one season. Mr. Birch was employed by the Utah Ore Sampling Co. as foreman for 21 years and later worked at Metro Motor Co. for five years. He was born Sept. 10, 1903, in Murray, a sone of James and Lilian Rose Gibbs Birch. On Nov. 5, 1924, he married Myrtle Labrum in Salt Lake City. He was a past president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Murray Aerie No. 1760. Surviving are his widow, three sons and three daughters, Jack and Larry Birch, Murray, and Ronald Birch, now serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in eastern Canada; Mrs. Virginia Margus, LaHabara, Calif.; Mrs. Shirley Amacome, Murray, and Terry Birch, Murray. Also surviving are six grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Edith Vorhees, Anaconda, Mont.; Mrs. Rebecca Caldwell, Applegate, Calif., and Mrs. Perl Green, North Hollywood, Calif. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced from 4760 South State Street in Murray." Obituary Courtesy of the Deseret News

Bio by: Bruce J. Black


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John “Jack” Birch (10 Sep 1903–2 May 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58749, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .