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Samuel R. Thurman, American judge. Member Utah legislature, 1882-1890; member State Constitutional Convention, 1895.

Background

Thurman, Samuel R. was born on May 6, 1850 in LaRue Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of William and Mary Margaret (Brown) Thurman.

Education

Moved to Utah at 20: student Brigham Young Academy and law department of University of Michigan, 1880.

Career

Teacher public schools, Utah, 8 years. Practiced law with David Evans, at Provo, Utah, until 1886, later member firm Thurman & Sutherland, firm Thurman, Sutherland & King, and of Rawlins, Thurman, Hurd & Wedgwood. Assistant in legal department D.&Radh Govinda Railway, 1893-1912.

Views

Those who choose not to follow Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ will receive a reward according to what they have done in this life, but they will not enjoy the glory of living in the presence of God.

Membership

Member Utah legislature, 1882-1890. Member State Constitutional Convention, 1895.

Connections

Married Isabel Karren, of Lehi, Utah, 1872.

father:
William Thurman

mother:
Mary Margaret (Brown) Thurman

spouse:
Isabel Karren