Louis Samuel Cardon

Male 1869 - 1930  (61 years)


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  • Name Louis Samuel Cardon 
    Born 23 Jun 1869  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Dec 1930  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age:61
    Buried 17 Dec 1930  Logan City Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1978  McKelleb
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2017 

    Father Paul Cardon,   b. 28 Dec 1839, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1915, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Susannah Goudin,   b. 30 Jul 1833, Prarostino, Torino, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1920, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1857  Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Family ID F5070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Ballard,   b. 08 Feb 1878, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1972  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1906  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARR: _UID 56ffcf7750d7c1e5b5b118cf5eb05e42
      MARR: RIN MH:FF1820
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Louis S. Cardon, president and founder of the Cardon Company, realesta te, loans and investments, at Logan, was born June 23, 1869, inthe cit which is still his home. His father, the late PaulCardon,was a nativ e of Italy who came to America in October, 1854,and made his way direc t to Ogden, where he resided until 1859. Hethen removed to Logan, wher e he made his home until his death, whichoccurred in February, 1915, w hen he was seventy-six years of age. Hehad followed railroading, merch andising and farming and alsoconducted the Cache Valley Hotel at Logan f or a period of fifteenyears, thus being actively and prominently assoc iated with thebusiness development and progress of the section in whic h he lived.He was a very active and devout member of the Church of Jes us Christof Latter-day Saints. In politics he was a stanch democrat an d wasthe first treasurer of Logan. The mother of Louis S. Cardon, Mrs. Susannah (Goudin) Cardon,is also a native of Italy and came to Americai n young girlhood,crossing the Atlantic in 1856 and making her way toUt ah with the first handcart company. She is still living and by hermarr iage she became the mother of eleven children, six sons and fivedaught ers, of whom seven survive. Louis S. Cardon was the seventhchild and pursued his early education i n the district schools ofLogan, while later he attended the Brigham Yo ung College, beinggraduated there from with the class of 1894. He purs ued a Normalcourse and following his graduation he taught school in Ca che countyfor a year. Later he was appointed assistant postmaster in 1 895 andfilled that position for about four years during President Cleveland's second administration. He then resigned to answer the call oft he church and served on a mission to Switzerland covering three anda h alf years, acting as president of the mission during a part ofthat tim e. On his return from Switzerland, Mr. Cardon entered thefurniture busine ss, in which he continued active for two years. Hethen sold his store a nd took up the real estate, loan and investmentbusiness, in which he h as since engaged. From 1909 until 1914 he wasalso connected with the L ogan Knitting Factory as its manager. Sincethe latter date Mr. Cardon h as concentrated his efforts upon the realestate, loan and investment b usiness, although he still remains adirector of the knitting factory. H e displays sound judgment andunfaltering enterprise in the conduct of h is business affairs and hehas a large clientage. On the 17th of June, 1896, Mr. Cardon wasmarried in Logan Temple to Mi ss Rebecca Ballard, a native of Loganand a daughter of Henry and Marga ret (McNeil) Ballard,representatives of well known pioneer families of t he state. Herfather and mother are deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Cardon have s evenchildren: Louis Ballard, Margaret, Rebecca,Helen, Lucille, Ruth an dEdna, all born in Logan. The family residence is at No. 330 WestFirst North street, where they h ave an attractive home which Mr.Cardon owns. His political allegiance i s given to the democraticparty and he has served as justice of the pea ce and also as judge ofthe juvenile court of Logan.He belongs to the C hurch of Jesus Christof Latter-day Saints of the first ward and is now s erving as highcounselor. He is also a member of the Commercial Booster s Club. Theseassociations indicate the nature of his interests and the r ules whichgovern his conduct. He has ever given his aid and influence o n theside of progress and improvement and during the great World war h ewas an earnest supporter and promoter of various war activities, aiding in every possible way in upholding the interests of the governmenti n its relations with the allies and in its support of the boys inthe f ield. He is a member of the state fair board and is well knownthrougho ut Utah as a representative citizen and business man Source:Utah Since State: Historical and Biographical. Volume IV. Utah SinceStatehood, Volumes 1-4 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:Th eGenerations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: Noble Warrum, ed..Utah Since Statehood. Vol. 1-4. Chicago, IL, USA and Salt Lake City,UT,US A: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1919.
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