Ab Jenkins Edit Profile
Student Salt Lake City (Utah) public schools.
Began as apprentice in coach department Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Company shops, Salt Lake City, 1897-1904. Building contractor, 1905-1926. Automobile test driver and engineer, 1926-1940, in which capacity established all world speed records above ten miles to 48 hours time and 10,000 kilometers distance.
Awarded national “Champion of Champion” trophy, 1940. Salt Lake City “First Citizen” award, 1935. Mayor Salt Lake City until January 1, 1944.
The hope of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and the purpose of life on this earth is to teach people and prepare them that everybody, along with their families, might live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ eternally.
Member Rotary International, Lions, Footprinters, International Society of Automotive Engineers.
Married Evelyn Thorstenberg, December, 1915. Children: Edna, Ruth, Marvin Edward.