David Damschen

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David Damschen
Treasurer of Utah
Assumed office
December 11, 2015
GovernorGary Herbert
Preceded byRichard Ellis
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of Washington (BS)

David C. Damschen is an American politician from the state of Utah. A member of the Republican Party, Damschen is the Utah State Treasurer.

Damschen worked for American West Bank and U.S. Bank, and then became the chief deputy to Richard Ellis, the Utah State Treasurer, in 2009. When Ellis resigned in 2015, Governor Gary Herbert appointed Damschen to succeed Ellis.[1][2] He was sworn into office in January 2016.[3] Damschen defeated Neil Hansen in the 2016 election to a full term.[4] In 2018, he was voted senior vice president of the National Association of State Treasurers.[5]


  1. ^ Ben Lockhart (December 11, 2015). "Herbert names David Damschen as new state treasurer". Deseret News. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  2. ^ Gehrke, Robert (December 11, 2015). "Herbert names Damschen as new Utah treasurer - The Salt Lake Tribune". Archive.sltrib.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "David Damschen sworn in as Utah treasurer". Deseret News. January 13, 2016. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Press, Associated. "Republican David Damschen stays on as Utah treasurer". KUTV. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "Utah treasurer named senior vice president of national association". Deseret News. January 22, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Richard Ellis
Treasurer of Utah