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Cedar City Mission Presidents, Temple Presidents & Seventy

MISSION PRESIDENTS (RESIDE IN CEDAR CITY)

  • David James Grant & Judith Wilson Grant – Cedar City 16th Ward, Cedar City Utah Cross Hollow Stake – Adriatic North Mission
  • Rulon Larry Brough & Estella Joy Brough – Enoch 1st Ward, Enoch Utah Stake – Kentucky Louisville Mission
  • James Michael Wilson & Jan Carter Wilson – Cedar City 13th Ward, Cedar City Utah West Stake – California Bakersfield Mission
  • Arthur L. Porter & Elaine Agren Porter – Cedar 16th Ward, Cedar City Utah West Stake – Mission?
  • A. Burnell Hunt & Velma Waite Hunt – Spanish Trails Ward, Enoch Utah Stake – Philippines Cabanatuan Mission
  • Kent D. Watson & Connie Lingmann Watson – Cedarview Ward – Taiwan Taichung Mission
  • Ronald Woodbury Heaton & Sandra Leigh Cooper Heaton – Cedar 17th Ward, Cedar City Utah West Stake – Uruguay Montevideo West Mission
  • Earl L. Christison & Melba Lynn McMillan Christison, Rock Creek Ward, Maple Valley Washington Stake – Colorado Denver South Mission

MISSION PRESIDENTS (BORN IN CEDAR CITY)

  • David Arthur Foote & Christina Kelly Foote – Bermuda Ward, Las Vegas Nevada Warm Springs Stake – Georgia Atlanta Mission
  • Gordon Leo Wadsworth & Michele Louisa Gaffin Wadsworth – Panaca 1st Ward, Panaca Nevada Stake – Montana Billings Mission
  • Jeffrey Gordon Rogers & Mitzie Talbot Rogers – Green Valley 3rd Ward, St. George Utah Green Valley Stake – New York Utica Mission

TEMPLE PRESIDENTS (RESIDE IN CEDAR CITY)

  • Harold Harrison Hiskey & Mona Ellett Hiskey – Cedar City 13th Ward, Cedar City Utah West Stake – St. George Utah Temple
  • C. Kent Hugh & Karen Louise Jameson Hugh – CedarCity  16th Ward, Cedar City Utah Cross Hollow Stake – St. Paul Minnesota Temple

TEMPLE PRESIDENTS (BORN IN ENOCH)

  • George Steven Grimshaw & Carla Price Grimshaw, Gunnison 1st Ward, Gunnison Utah Stake – Manti Utah Temple

SEVENTY

  • Kent D. Watson (General)
  • Jeffrey J. Marchant (Area)
  • Daniel M. Jones (Area)
  • Dane O. Leavitt (Area)

LDS Stake Presidents

List of current and past LDS stake presidents in the Cedar City area:

CANYON VIEW STAKE
Allan D Rau (Current)
Mark Elbert Eastmond
Robert Browning Platt

CEDAR NORTH STAKE
Bret G. Whittier (Current)
Arthur Lamond Tait
Charles Henry Blackburn
Kenneth Sylvester Munford
Kent H. Stapley

CEDAR STAKE
Eric Howard Grimm (Current)
Dale Simkins Orton
Wayne Kendall Hinton
Steven Decker Corry
Daniel Boyd Crawford
David L Sargent

CROSS HOLLOW STAKE
Gregory James Powell

CEDAR WEST STAKE
Eric Jon Schmutz (Current)
Thomas Miles Higbee
Harold Harrison Hiskey
Jeffrey Jones Marchant
Conrad V. Hatch

ENOCH STAKE
Daren Anderson Lovell (Current)
R. Larry Brough
Robert A. Rasmussen
Amos Burnell Hunt
Robert Louis Blattner

ENOCH WEST STAKE
Calvin J. Rollins

CC MARRIED STAKE (3rd)
Eric O. Leavitt (Current)
David Herbert Nakken
James Spencer Johnson
Daniel M. Jones
Russell G. Bulloch

YSA FIRST STAKE
David Herbert Nakken (Current)
James M. Wilson
Hans Quinn Chamberlain
Wayne A. Smith

YSA SECOND STAKE
Kelly Darlo Esplin (Current)
Bruce Michael Crankshaw
Dane Okerlund Leavitt
David James Grant
Warren Morrill Woolsey

Top 100 Events in Cedar City History

Iron Mission State Park Blast Furnace

Blast Furance replica

We’ve started a list of the top 100 events in the history of Cedar City. What event(s) would you add to this historical timeline? If you know the year for an event, please comment.

ALPHABETICAL:

  1. Branch Normal School (1897)
  2. Brian Head Resort established (1964)
  3. Canyon View High School established (1997)
  4. Cedar City Airpot (1940’s)
  5. Cedar City Tabernacle erected (1885)
  6. Cedar City Tabernacle demolished (1932)
  7. Cedar High School founded (1940)
  8. Cedar High School (present location) (1963)
  9. Cedar City Temple announced (April 6, 2013)
  10. Centrum completed (1985)
  11. Eccles Coliseum (1967)
  12. First female mayor elected (Maile Wilson) (November 5, 2013)
  13. Founding of Cedar City (November 11, 1851)
  14. Henry Lunt statue (November 10, 2007)
  15. Kmart closed (2003)
  16. Leigh Hotel fire (March 25, 1962)
  17. Lighthouse (?)
  18. Morton Metalcraft changed to Metalcraft Technologies (1989)
  19. Mountain Meadows Massacre (November 1857)
  20. Old Hospital (Leavitt Group HQ) (1922)
  21. Old Main completed (1898)
  22. Old Main fire (December 12, 1948)
  23. Post Office (?)
  24. Railroad (Union Pacific) came to Cedar City (June 15, 1923)
  25. Red Canyon Dermatology Plane Crash (August 22, 2008)
  26. Rock Church (1930)
  27. Sherratt Library (March 1996)
  28. Shooting/Explosion in Cove Killed Boys (?)
  29. Skywest Airlines (1972)
  30. Southern Utah State College (SUSC) (1969)
  31. Southern Utah University (SUU) (1991)
  32. State Bank of Southern Utah (present location) (1999)
  33. Tony Award (Utah Shakespeare Festival) (May 8, 2000)
  34. Utah Shakespeare Festival founded (1961)
  35. Utah Summer Games began (1986)
  36. Valley View Medical Center (old location) (1963)
  37. Walmart opened (?)

CHRONOLOGICAL:

  1. Founding of Cedar City (November 11, 1851)
  2. Mountain Meadows Massacre (November 1857)
  3. Cedar City Tabernacle erected (1885)
  4. Branch Normal School (1897)
  5. Old Main completed (1898)
  6. Old Hospital (Leavitt Group HQ) (1922)
  7. Railroad (Union Pacific) came to Cedar City (June 15, 1923)
  8. Rock Church (1930)
  9. Cedar City Tabernacle demolished (1932)
  10. Cedar High School founded (1940)
  11. Cedar City Airpot (1940’s)
  12. Old Main fire (December 12, 1948)
  13. Utah Shakespeare Festival founded (1961)
  14. Leigh Hotel fire (March 25, 1962)
  15. Cedar High School (present location) (1963)
  16. Valley View Medical Center (old location) (1963)
  17. Brian Head Resort established (1964)
  18. Eccles Coliseum (1967)
  19. Southern Utah State College (SUSC) (1969)
  20. Skywest Airlines (1972)
  21. Centrum completed (1985)
  22. Utah Summer Games began (1986)
  23. Morton Metalcraft changed to Metalcraft Technologies (1989)
  24. Southern Utah University (SUU) (1991)
  25. Sherratt Library (March 1996)
  26. Canyon View High School established (1997)
  27. State Bank of Southern Utah (present location) (1999)
  28. Tony Award (Utah Shakespeare Festival) (May 8, 2000)
  29. Walmart opened (?)
  30. Lighthouse (?)
  31. Kmart closed (2003)
  32. Henry Lunt statue (November 10, 2007)
  33. Red Canyon Dermatology Plane Crash (August 22, 2008)
  34. Cedar City Temple announced (April 6, 2013)
  35. First female mayor elected (Maile Wilson) (November 5, 2013)