|Birth Day||February 27, 1846|
|Age||173 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Oct 6, 1926 (age 80)|
The fourth governor of Utah from 1917 to 1921 who was the first non-Mormon, the first Democrat, and first Jewish governor of the state.
He emigrated from Germany to the US when he was 14 before operating a small hotel in Ogden, Utah.
He was only the third Jew ever to be elected governor in the United States and during his time in office he passed a wide variety of progressive legislation.
He had four children with his wife Ida Maas.
He paved the way for other Jewish governors like Eliot Spitzer.