Melvin Ernest Kent (1875 - 1961)

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Birthplace: Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
Death: Died in Lewiston, Cache, Ut
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Birth: May 22, 1875 Bountiful Davis County Utah, USA

Death: Mar. 3, 1961 Cache County Utah, USA

Melvin Kent, 85, died Friday at home here after long illness. Born May 22, 1875, Bountiful, to Sidney B. and Tressa Rose Reynolds Kent. Married Helen Viola Jackson Nov. 15, 1899, Logan Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Farmer, Former Lewiston City councilman. Served two terms as representative in Utah Legislature. Active LDS Church. Survivors; widow, Lewiston; son, daughters, Dr. M. L., Mesa Ariz; Mrs. Richard (Edith) Layne, Mrs. (Elna) Bergeson, Mrs. West (Grace) Lindsey, Ogden; Mrs. Verland (Ethel) Leavitt, Cove; Mrs.. W. P. (Myrtha) Westover, Lewiston; 25 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; brother, J.R. Kent, Lewiston. Burial, Lewiston City Cemetery.

Salt Lake Tribune (UT) March, 1961.

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  • Helen Viola Jackson Kent (1879 - 1971)*
  • Laverna Payne Taylor (1902 - 1998)*

Lewiston City Cemetery Lewiston Cache County Utah, USA

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Melvin Kent's Timeline

May 22, 1875
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
November 15, 1899
Age 24
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
March 3, 1961
Age 85
Lewiston, Cache, Ut
March 6, 1961
Age 85
Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States