Tag Archives: William Spry

Follow Up: The Spry House

Thanks to a comment on our last post regarding the attempted bombing of the house of Governor William Spry in 1916, we were able to track down some images of the house from the Tax Appraisal Cards and Photographs collection. … Continue reading

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Aftermath of an Execution

On December 27, 1916 the Salt Lake County Commissioners approved the offer of a $500 reward “for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who placed the bomb in the yard of Governor Spry’s home.” The bomb, which … Continue reading

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