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 Leslie Fay Webb

Leslie Fay Webb

Birth
Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA
Death 29 Jun 1951 (aged 19)
Utah, USA
Burial Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA
Plot 03 24 01
Memorial ID 69527 · View Source
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POLIO CLAIMS UTAH YOUTH

Second Utah death in 1951 from poliomyelitis was recorded Friday.

Leslie Fay Webb, 19, of Hinckley, Millard County, died at 9:25 a.m. in a Salt Lake hospital after an attack of bulbar polio.

First death this year was that of a 120year-old girl from Emery County, who succumbed February 1to the disease, which she contracted in 1950.

Mr. Webb was born April 22, 1932, in Hinckley, a son of Leslie and Nellie Thacker Webb. He graduated from Hinckley High School and attended Branch Agricultural College, Cedar City. He was stricken while on a Wyoming ranch, where he had been employed a short time.

Surviving are his parents, four sisters, Mrs. Boyd (Ardis) Murray, Delta, Millard County; Mrs. Loren O. (Beulah) Rowley, Deseret, Tooele County; Mrs. Duane D. (Delma Jean) Galli, Hinckley and Mrs. Fred A. (Elva La Rue) Skeem, Oasis, Millard County; three brothers, Calvin T. Webb, Tooele and Gary and Ronald Herbert Webb, Hinckley and a maternal grandmother, Mrs. Eliza Thacker, Heber, Wasatch County.

-Salt Lake Tribune, June 30, 1951, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
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At the age of 19, Leslie Fay Webb, died of polio on June 29, 1951. He had spent three days in Salt Lake General Hospital until his untimely death.

Interment was made on July 2, 1951 in the Hinckley Cemetery with Taylor Mortuary handling the funeral arrangements.

-death certificate


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  • Maintained by: Rhonda
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69527
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie Fay Webb (22 Apr 1932–29 Jun 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69527, citing Hinckley City Cemetery, Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda (contributor 46869790) .