Governor Emery

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About the Emery Administration

George W. Emery was appointed by President Ulysess S. Grant and was one of the more popular territorial governors. Governor Emery accomplished election reforms and expanded government services for the growing citizenry. In honor of Governor Emery, the Territorial Legislature named a county after him.

Powell, Allan Kent, ed. Utah History Encyclopedia. Territorial Governors, by Miriam B. Murphy. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1994.

History of Emery Administration
Biography of George W. Emery
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Records of Governor Emery

There are no records at the Utah State Archives. You may search for related records and papers held by other repositories in Social Networks and Archival Context. Territorial records may be available in the National Archives.

Page Last Updated May 29, 2002.