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George H. DERN

George H. DERN, American Governor. Member, Utah Senate, 1915-1923; member, State Council of Defense, World War; Governor of Utah, 1925-1928; re-elected 1928. Member of American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Delta Tau Delta; Mason, 33° Shriner. Joint inventor, of Holt-Dern ore roaster.

Background

  • DERN, George H. was born on September 8, 1872 in Dodge Company, Nebraska, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth (Dern) Dern.

  • Education

    • Fremont Normal College, 1888. University of Nebraska.

    Career

    • Began mining in Utah, 1894. Treasury, Mercur Gold Mining and Milling Company, 1894-1900. General manager, Consolidated Mercury Gold Mines Company, 1900-1913.

      Also pres, and v.-president in numerous mining companies and banks.

    Membership

    Member, Utah Senate, 1915-1923. Member, State Council of Defense, World War. Governor of Utah, 1925-1928.

    Re-elected 1928. Member of American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Delta Tau Delta. Mason, 33° Shriner. Joint inventor, of Holt-Dern ore roaster. Clubs: Com mercial, University, Alta, Rotary, Country.

    Connections

    • Spouse Lottie Brown, June 7, 1899.
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