Soffe, Vaughn

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Name
Soffe, Vaughn Gender: M
Carvel Vaughn Soffe
born on 8 May 1913 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place South Jordan, Utah, 40n34, 111w56
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°53' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 21°42 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 24°40'



Biography

American politician, the mayor of Murray, Utah from 1971 to 1977. During his administration, Murray established Ken Price Field and Murray Parkway Golf Course, in addition to youth baseball and basketball programs. Murray also successfully defended itself from Salt Lake County challenging its re-development plans.

Soffe was the owner and president of Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary; a Funeral Director since 1938. He was past president of the Murray Kiwanis Club, the Murray Fraternal Order of Eagles, and Utah Funeral Directors Association. He was a member of the Cottonwood Hospital Board of Directors for many years. He was also Charter President of the Murray Jaycees, a past member of the Salt Lake County Volunteer Fire Department, member of the Board of Directors of Sentinel Security Life Insurance Co., Chairman of the Salt Lake County Fair Parade for five years, and president of the Utah League of Cities and Towns.

Soffe was the recipient of the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award and elected to the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. He died on 27 December 2004, aged 91, in Murray.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate submitted by Sy Scholfield.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 91)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Mayor of Murray, Utah, 1971-1977)
  • Vocation : Misc. : Other Vocation Misc. (Funeral Director)