Tuesday, February 16, 2010

George Madison Nuttall

Genevieve Nuttall Creer's Father

George Madison Nuttall

George Madison Nuttall, a plumbing and heating contractor of Salt Lake City, is numbered among the native sons of Utah, his birth having occurred in Wallsburg, Wasatch County, September 30, 1879, his parents being William G. and Juliet Wall Nuttall, both of them are natives of Provo. The grandfather in the paternal line, William E. Nuttall, brought to Utah the machinery for the first sugar factory in the state. The grandmother was also one of the early pioneer residents o f Utah. William G. Nuttall was reared to manhood in Utah and after reaching adult age became connected with lumber manufacturing. He also took up ranching in Wasatch County, where he still makes his home at the age of sixty-six years. In their family were twelve children; George M. was the second in order of birth of the family.

George M. attended the public schools of Provo, after which he entered the Brigham Young University, there completing his education. Later he entered upon an apprenticeship at the plumber’s and steamfitter’s trade in Salt Lake City, and when he had completed his apprenticeship he returned to Provo and engaged in business on his own account. There he continued successfully until January 11, 1919, when he moved to Salt Lake City. In 1918 the Nuttall-Allen Plumbing and Heating Company was incorporated and since that time Mr. Nuttall has been the president, with H. E. Allen as vice president and secretary. They have executed important contracts in their line in various parts of the west. In twenty-six different school buildings they have installed the heating and water systems, including the Agricultural College at Logan. They also had a contract for Utah State National Bank of Salt Lake City, and many other important contracts throughout the state. The firm is making continual advancement and progress in the nature and extent of its business.

On the 15th of August 1900, in the Salt Lake Endowment House, Utah. Mr. Nuttall was married to Mrs. Ruby Herron, a daughter of Alexander and Mary Herron. They have become parents of eleven children:
Eldon Ross born 8 July 1901 in Tooele,Utah
George Albert born 29 Nov 1902 in Grantsville, Utah
Ralph Herron born 6 Dec 1903 in Wallsburg, Utah
Josephine born 9 Sept 1905 in Wallsburg, Utah
Mabel born 1 Dec 1906 in Tooele, Utah
Ned Cyril born 14 July 1908 in Tooele, Utah
Genevieve born 20 Feb 1910 in Provo, Utah
Elmer Ray born 8 Apr 1912 in Provo, Utah
Georgia Ann born 5 Oct 1913 in Provo, Utah
Charmian born 1 Feb 1915 in Provo, Utah
Marjorie Jean born 11 Nov 1917 in Provo, Utah

Mr. Nuttall purchased a fine home in Salt Lake City, where his family lived.
He belonged to Provo Lodge No. 849, B.P.O.E.; and was also a member of the Commerical Club of Provo. He was connected with the state and national masters plumbers associations.

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