David Abbott (Ab) Jenkins
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 40° 46.635 W 111° 53.284
12T E 425060 N 4514409
Quick Description: This bust of the famous automobile speed demon is on display in the fourth floor gallery of the Utah State Capitol Building.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2012 2:36:58 PM
Waymark Code: WME9QE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 1

Long Description:

He set numerous world's
unlimited automobile records
on Utah's Salt Flats
during 1932-1956.
Many of them were with


Ab Jenkins was born
in Spanish Fork, Utah,
on 25 January 1883,
son of Welsh immigrants.
He was Mayor of
Salt Lake City
1940 - 1943.
He died 9 August 1956.
This bust of Ab Jenkins
was sculpted by
Jerry Anderson,
Leeds, Utah,
and has been provided by


Bust of Ab Jenkins and New Display of
Mormon Meteor III
dedicated by
Bishop David Abbott (Ab) Jenkins II
under auspicies of
Sons of Utah Pioneers
with welcome by Governor Michael O Leavitt
21 October 1993
Utah State Capitol

Marker Name: David Abbott (Ab) Jenkins

Marker Type: City

County: Salt Lake

City: Salt Lake City

Group Responsible for Placement: Sons of Utah Pioneers

Date Dedicated: October 21, 1993

Marker Number: None

Addtional Information: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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