Charles R. Mabey
|Charles R. Mabey|
|5th Governor of Utah|
January 3, 1921 – January 5, 1925
|Preceded by||Simon Bamberger|
|Succeeded by||George Dern|
|Born||Charles Rendell Mabey
October 4, 1877
|Died||April 26, 1959(aged 81)|
|Religion||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)|
Life and career
Mabey was a banker by trade. He was a member of the Utah House of Representatives from 1913 to 1915 and served again on active duty in the Utah Field Artillery during World War I.
Mabey fathered 4 children, all of them boys: Rendell, Charles, Robert, and Edward Milo. Edward was the youngest, and served in the navy in World War II and later rose to prominence as a businessman in Las Vegas. Edward also fathered 4 children: James, Charlynn, and Afton by his first wife, affectionately known as Mimi, and Amanda by his second wife, the Swedish model Gun Sundberg Mabey.
- Mabey, Charles R. (1899). History of the Operations of the Utah Light Artillery. Salt Lake City: s.n.
- —— (1900). The Utah Batteries: A History. Salt Lake City: Daily Reporter Co.
- —— (1940). The Pony Express: An Epic of the Old West. Salt Lake City: Beverly Craftsmen.
- —— (1947). Our Father's House: Joseph Thomas Mabey Family History. Salt Lake City: Beverly Craftsmen.
- —— (1957). September Sunflowers: Compositions of Prose and Poetry. Salt Lake City: Beverly Craftsmen.
- The Political Graveyard: Mormon Politicians in Utah
- Jenson. Biographical Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 154
- Jenson, Andrew. LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, (Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1936) Vol. 4, p. 242
- Layton, Stanford J. (1994), "Mabey, Charles Rendell", in Powell, Allan Kent, Utah History Encyclopedia, Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, ISBN 0874804256, OCLC 30473917
- Charles Rendell Mabey, "Former Governors' Bios", NGA.org (National Governors Association)
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