Charles Rendell Mabey (1877 - 1959)

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Birthplace: Bountiful,Davis,Utah
Death: Died
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About Charles Rendell Mabey

Charles Rendell Mabey (October 4, 1877 – April 26, 1959) was an American politician and the fifth Governor of Utah. He served as governor from 1921 to 1925. He was a Republican.

Life and career

Mabey was born in Bountiful, Utah. He served in the United States army during the Spanish American War.

From 1900-1903, Mabey served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Germany.

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 One.

From 1925 to 1935, Mabey served as a member of the General Board of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association of the LDS Church.

Mabey fathered 4 children, all of them boys: Rendall, 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, and Amanda by his second.


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.
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Charles R. Mabey, Governor's Timeline

October 4, 1877
December 20, 1905
Age 28
August 15, 1910
Age 32
April 26, 1959
Age 81