John Hunt Udall
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|John Hunt Udall|
|38th Mayor of Phoenix|
|Preceded by||Joseph S. Jenckes|
|Succeeded by||Walter J. Thalheimer|
August 23, 1889|
|Died||March 3, 1959
|Spouse(s)||Ruth Kimball (d. 1915)
Leah Smith (1916–1959; his death)
|Religion||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)|
He was a cattleman and farmer.
He married Ruth Kimball, sister of Spencer W. Kimball in 1912. They had a son, Nick. Ruth died in 1915. In 1916, he remarried to Leah Smith, daughter of Jesse Nathaniel Smith. He and Leah had several more children.
From 1936-1938 he served as mayor of Phoenix. He also served in the Arizona State Legislature.
He sought, but was defeated for the Republican nomination for Governor of Arizona. In 1948 he was narrowly defeated as the Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from the Arizona 1st District.
He died in Mesa, Arizona in 1959.
His son, Nick Udall served as Mayor of Phoenix from 1948-52.
Joseph S. Jenckes
|Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona
Walter J. Thalheimer
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