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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.