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George Dewey Clyde

During Utah's history there have been 14 Territorial Governors and 17 Governors of the State.

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Wells | Cutler | Spry | Bamberger | Mabey | Dern | Blood | Maw | Lee | Clyde | Rampton | Matheson | Bangerter | Leavitt | Walker | Huntsman | Herbert

George Dewey Clyde

1957-1965 REPUBLICAN
(July 21, 1898-April 2, 1972)

Born near Springville, Clyde became a recognized expert in water conservation and development. He taught engineering at Utah State University, worked for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, and directed the Utah Water and Power Board before his election as governor. Clyde replaced commission-type departmental administrations with professional directors and increased state funding for schools, highway construction, and state buildings. He also initiated the state library and the state park system.

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