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Biographical History: Wallace Foster Bennett was born in Salt Lake City on November 13, 1898 and was a Mormon politician from 1950 to 1974. He passed away in 1993 in Utah. Son of John Foster and Rosetta Wallace Bennett, was a school principal and...

Administrative History: The West Field Irrigation Company originated in the late 1800s in Southern Utah.

Biographical/Historical note: Arthur V. Watkins was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked as a lawyer in Utah for several years before serving two terms as a United States Senator between 1946 and 1958,...

Biographical/Historical note: William A. Carter was born April 15, 1818 in Virginia. Around 1857 to 1858 William A. Carter came with Johnston's Army as a sutler or storekeeper to Fort Bridger, Wyoming. Carter and his wife, Mary E. Carter, had six...

Biographical/Historical note: Leonard Russell Dunkley, born in 1897 in Nephi, Utah, was the United States Bureau of Reclamation project engineer for the Provo River Project in Provo, Utah. He passed away in Provo, Utah on October 29, 1967.

Administrative History: In 1865 the citizens of Salem, Utah, decided to follow the example of the people of Spanish Fork who had earlier organized an irrigation company to take water out of the Spanish Fork River. They wanted to increase the...

Biographical/Historical note: John William Crook was born in Provo, Utah in April 1858 but raised in Heber, Utah. He married Sarah Boyd and lived in Heber, Utah, working on farming and irrigation until his death in 1950. John Crook was the first...

Biographical/Historical note: Leslie E. Liechty, born on May 14, 1926, was raised on a 40 acre farm in the foothills and bench area near the mouth of Rock Canyon. His parent's names were Ephraim Liechty and Sarah Wintch. His grandfather was...

Biographical/Historical note: E. O. Larson (1894-1981) was an engineer in Utah. Ernest Oliver Larson was born in Santaquin, Utah, in 1894 and lived in Utah until his death in 1981. He was educated at Utah State Agriculture College, and became a...

Administrative History: North Willow Irrigation Company was an irrigation company with headquarters in Grantsville, Utah. The name was changed to the Grantsville Irrigation Company in 1991.

Biographical/Historical note: John H. Rosengren was a photographer in Provo, Utah, around the turn of the 20th century. He was born to Christian Rosengren and Betsy Larson in Sweden around 1870. The family immigrated to the United States between...

Administrative History: The Utahville Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in Maricopa, Arizona, was organized soon after the church was established in the Utah/Arizona area. The United Order was instituted to help...

Biographical/Historical note: Caleb Tanner was born September 3, 1868 in Provo, Utah and became an engineer. Tanner expanded his career as he also served as a professor of engineering at Brigham Young Academy from 1900 to 1904. He had two...

Administrative History: The city of Mapleton began as an agricultural extension of nearby Springville, Utah. Water rights and availability was a central issue in Mapleton's history, as a shortage led many early settlers to leave for better...

Administrative History: The Agricultural Park Irrigation Company is located in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Biographical/Historical note: Samuel Ruggles Aiken was born on October 28, 1803 in Hardwick, Massachusetts to John and Sarah Aiken. Before 1869, Samuel Ruggles Aiken headed to the Western United States with fellow pioneers and settled in Utah. In...

Biographical/Historical note: Thomas Jackson Schofield was born in Lancashire, England in 1824 and later converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prompting him to move to Utah. He married Martha Whitworth in England in 1849...

Administrative History: Fremont Irrigation Company began sometime in the late 1800s in Loa, Utah, and has continued to be a private irrigation company.
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Administrative History: Salt Lake County Water Conservancy District was created in 1951 under the Water Conservancy Act and was called the Salt Lake County Water Conservancy District until 1999 when it was changed to Jordan Valley Water...

Administrative History: North Union Irrigation Company was established in American Fork, Utah in latter half of 19th century. North Union Irrigation Company distributes water to various cities throughout Utah County from the Provo River.

Biographical/Historical note: Jacob Leslie Crane, Jr., also known as Jacob L. Crane, was born on September 14, 1892 in Benzonia, Michigan. During his career as an engineer, Jacob L. Crane was the planning consultant for the Great Salt Lake Diking...
2014-10-21
Administrative History: Huntington Manufacturing and Agricultural Company is a manufacturing and irrigation company in Huntington, Utah.

Administrative History: The University Irrigation Company, also known as the Fruitland Irrigation Company, was established in 1908 in Provo, Utah County, Utah. The original incorporators were George H. Brimhall, Jesse Knight , C. E. Loose, James...
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Administrative History: Brigham Young University is a four-year private institution located in Provo, Utah and is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brigham Young University was established in 1875 as Brigham...

Administrative History: The Brigham Young University Office of General Counsel represents BYU in all legal matters and provides legal counsel and services to all University departments and personnel. They provide services concerning litigation,...

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