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 Ab Jenkins

Ab Jenkins

Original Name David Abbott
Birth
Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 9 Aug 1956 (aged 73)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Glendale 138-1-E
Memorial ID 8712144 · View Source
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Racing Figure, Politician. Designer and builder of the racing car, "The Mormon Meteor," which is on display at the Utah State Capitol. The former mayor of Salt Lake City, he held racing records unheard of in his lifetime. One was a twenty four hour continous record where he stayed in the drivers seat averaging speeds of 118.375 miles per hour and travelled 2,841 miles. He had driven more than two million miles without an accident of any kind.

Bio by: Ted Alan Larsen


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ted Alan Larsen
  • Added: 2 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8712144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ab Jenkins (25 Jan 1883–9 Aug 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8712144, citing Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .