Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936

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U.S. secretary of war and governor of Utah.

From the description of George Henry Dern papers, 1933-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980069

Governor.

From the description of School land titles in public land states. (Southern Utah University). WorldCat record id: 122599949

Dern was born in Nebraska but moved to Utah to be bookkeeper for his father's Mercur Gold Mining and Milling Co. He was involved in ranching, dairying, public utilities, and banking, and served in Utah's state senate (1915-1923) and as governor (1925-1933). At the time of the letter, he was Secretary of War under President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

From the description of The George Henry Dern papers. 1935. (University of Utah). WorldCat record id: 54811312

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creatorOf Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936. George Henry Dern papers, 1933-1936. Library of Congress
creatorOf Johnson, Magnus, 1871-1936. Magnus Johnson papers, 1923-1941. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Dern, George H. School land titles in public land states. US Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Christian Peter Hansen papers, 1877-1975 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn New York (State). Governor (1929-1932 : Roosevelt). Records, 1929-1932. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Daniel C. Roper Papers David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936. The George Henry Dern papers. 1935. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Nimocks, Susan Lee,. George Henry Dern collection, n.d. [photographs]. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Scott, Arthur E., 1917-1976. Arthur E. Scott photograph collection, 1910-1976. George Mason University, Fenwick Library
creatorOf Malone, Philip R. Autograph albums [manuscript], ca. 1925-1935. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Arthur E. Scott photograph collection, 1910-1976 George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
referencedIn King, Patricia,. Photographs of buffalo hunt on Antelope Island, 1926. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Douglas Tilden Papers, 1860-1970 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Edward H. Snow papers, 1878-1932 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Snow, Edward Hunter, 1865-1932. Additions to the Edward Hunter Snow papers, 1978-1932. Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf George Henry Dern Papers, 1933-1936 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hansen, Christian Peter, 1877-1979. Christian Peter Hansen papers, 1877-1975. American Primers
creatorOf Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. Documents and notes made for his life of Edwin A. Alderman [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn KSL Dern memorial broadcast, 30 August 1936. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Biographical sketch of George H. Dern. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
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associatedWith Arthur E. Scott, 1917-1976 person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Governors' Conference. corporateBody
associatedWith Hansen, Christian Peter, 1877-1979. person
associatedWith Johnson, Magnus, 1871-1936. person
associatedWith King, Patricia, person
associatedWith Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. person
associatedWith Malone, Philip R. person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949 person
associatedWith New York (State). Governor (1929-1932 : Roosevelt) corporateBody
associatedWith Nimocks, Susan Lee, person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943 person
associatedWith Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882- person
associatedWith Scott, Arthur E., 1917-1976. person
associatedWith Snow, Edward Hunter, 1865-1932. person
correspondedWith Tilden, Douglas, 1860-1935 person
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Utah. Libraries. Manuscripts Division. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mississippi River
Mississippi River
Panama
Philippines
Saint Lawrence Seaway
Philippines
Panama
Utah
United States
Saint Lawrence Seaway
Subject
Governors--United States
Occupation
Cabinet officers
Governors--Utah
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Birth 1872-09-08

Death 1936-08-27

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