John Christopher Cutler

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John Christopher Cutler
Photo of John Christopher Cutler
2nd Governor of Utah
In office
January 2, 1905 – January 4, 1909
Preceded byHeber Manning Wells
Succeeded byWilliam Spry
Personal details
Born(1846-02-05)February 5, 1846
Sheffield, England
DiedJuly 30, 1928(1928-07-30) (aged 82)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Cause of deathSuicide by Firearm
Resting placeSalt Lake City Cemetery
40°46′37″N 111°51′29″W / 40.777°N 111.858°W / 40.777; -111.858 (Salt Lake City Cemetery)
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Sarah Elizabeth Taylor

John Christopher Cutler (February 5, 1846 – July 30, 1928) was an American politician and the second Governor of Utah. He served as governor from 1905 to 1909. He was a Republican.


Cutler was born in Sheffield, England, and his family emigrated to Utah Territory in 1864 after becoming members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After serving as governor, he became involved in banking. He committed suicide by shooting himself on July 30, 1928.[1] Cutler was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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  1. ^ "John C. Cutler, Salt Lake Banker, Shoots Himself". New York Times. July 31, 1928. Retrieved October 2, 2010. John C. Cutler, 82 years old, Salt Lake banker and former Governor of Utah, died in a hospital here at 11:15 AM today, ...


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Political offices
Preceded by
Heber Manning Wells
Governor of Utah
January 2, 1905 – January 4, 1909
Succeeded by
William Spry