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 Alfred Thoman

Alfred Thoman

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Death 23 May 1957 (aged 72)
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 06 020 1
Memorial ID 58755 · View Source
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Alfred Thoman Dies in Utah
Alfred Thoman, 72, of Kemmerer, Wyo. passed away May 23 at Murray Utah of heart failure. He was born Oct 1, 1884, in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He went to Salt Lake City at the age of six with his parents where his father went to work as a carpenter on the Salt Lake LDS Temple. His first home was where the Hotel Utah now stands.
When a youth he worked on his father's farm at south Jordan. At the age of 17 he worked as an apprentice for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad in Salt Lake City and later worked for the Utah Power and Transit Co. as a street car conductor. He moved to Evanston where he was employed with the Hatch Sheep Co. and for several years made Evanston his home. While work9ing there for the Dan Mackey Sheep Co. he put his earnings into the sheep business and in 1917 moved to Kemmerer where he and his brother Bill and two other partners formed the Standard Sheep Co. Their herds ranged in summer near Smoot where he met and married Floetta Clark of Smoot, who survives him.
Also surviving are a daughter Betty Erikson of Murray, Utah, and two sons, Alfred C. of Kemmerer and Del Mar of Palo Alto Calif.
Impressive funeral services were held at Murray, Monday May 27. Among those attending were Mr and Mrs William I. Gomm of Ogden, Mr and Mrs Thomas Gomm of Fresno, Calif., and many other relatives and friends.

Thoman, Alfred ( 23 May 1957)Star Valley Independent

Bio by: Carol STEVENS


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58755
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Thoman (1 Oct 1884–23 May 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58755, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .