Arthur V. Watkins Edit Profile
Student, Brigham Young University, 1903-1906, New York University, 1909-1910. Bachelor of Laws Columbia University, 1912. Doctor of Laws, University Utah, 1959.
District judge, 1928-1933. Assistant company (Salt Lake) attorney, 1914-1917. Commissioner Utah State Bar.
Counsel Provo River Water Users Association from 1935. United States Senator from Utah, 1947-1958, co-sponsor Colorado River Storage Project and numerous other reclamation projects. Associate member of the Indian Claims Commission, 1959-1960, became chairman, 1960, later chief commissioner Public Orem-Geneva Times, Utah Valley News.
Fruit farmer; rancher.
Member platform committee, Republican National Convention, 1944, 56. Member church of Latter Day Saints. Kiwanian (life member).
Married Andrea Rich, June 18, 1913. Children: Nedra Reese, Arthur Rich, Don Rich, Venna Swalberg, Jeanene Scott, Nina Palmer.