Myron David Higbee, 10 Apr 1861 - 5 Aug 1932
DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)
CEDAR CITY--Myron D. Higbee, 71, former Iron county commissioner
and prominent southern Utah citizen, died at his home Friday night
after having suffered a cerebral hemorrhage four days previously.
Funeral services will be held Sunday in the L. D. S. Second ward chapel.
Mr. Higbee was born here April 10, 1861, a son of John M. and
Mary Clark Higbee. He served six terms as city councilman and five
terms as Iron county commissioner. He was also manager of the Cedar
Sheep association 25 years and at the time of his death was president
of the Cedar Lumber and Hardware company. He had been a director in
the Bank of Southern Utah from its inception in 1905 and served as
bank president from 1929 until May, 1932.
He was active in the L. D. S. church, having served as counselor
in Parowan stake presidency under President Henry W. Lunt for five
and one-half years, and also in the stake and ward organizations of
the M. I. A. and Sunday school. In his early life he filled a mission
to the British isles.
He was married March 22, 1882, to Julia Ann Haight, who died in 1919.
He married Mrs. Emma Seegmiller, April 2, 1927. Surviving are his widow
and a son and three daughters: Myron F. Higbee, Mrs. Robert A. Thorley,
Mrs. Charles Bryant and Mrs. Adam Seegmiller, Cedar City; **1 grandchildren,
one brother, Isaac Higbee, and two sisters, Mrs. U. T. Jones and
Mrs. John S. Woodbury, Cedar City.