William Robert Calderwood (1866 - 1960)

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"...One of the most consistent believers in the ultimate greatness of Utah who pins his faith to the future of the state and who declares that with the development of tue partly developed and undeveloped resources of the state Utah will become one of the most wealthy in the nation is Dr William Robert Calderwood.

Dr. Calder wood is a native of Utah and the greater part of his life has been spent in Utah. He has watched the steady and phenomenally rapid development of the state from a wilderness to a wide domain of fertile farms and bounteous orchards wealth producing mines and smelters and factories since his boyhood. He was born at Coalville Utah April 12 1866. His parents were Alexander and Margaret Salmon Calderwood. His father came to Utah in 1855 eight years after the pioneers arrival and his mother followed in 1862 when conditions were less primitive but far from what they are today. His father was a leader and fought in the Black Hawk war when the Indians were driven back and the seed of civilization was given an opportunity to develop and grow. Dr Calderwood attended the primitive schools of the territory and later the University of Utah He remained in the latter institution from 1889 to 1892 and from 1899 to 1903 was a student in the University of Chicago where he secured his degree of doctor of medicine. He taught school seven years in the interim between his college experiences. Dr. Calderwood is married and has three daughters. His wife was formerly Miss Emily K. Dean and his daughters are Edna 17 years of age, Mildred 11, and Katie six years of age. Dr. Calderwood is medical director of the Beneficial Life Insurance Company and is a director in the Utah Investment & Trust Company in addition to his large medical practice. His home in Salt Lake City is at 321 North Main street.

SOURCE: Men of affairs in the state of Utah: a newspaper reference work. Retrieved from: http://books.google.com/books?id=aEFOAAAAYAAJ&lpg=PT19&ots=9f62L3LNon&dq=margaret%20salmon%20calderwood&pg=PT19#v=onepage&q&f=false

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1866
1866
1960
1960
Age 94
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Salt Lake City, UT, USA