Jimmy R. Newton, Jr.




Age: 36


Summary: chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council who had served on the tribal council as vice chairman before he was elected chairman in 2012 and was a strong voice for the Southern Utes working on projects including the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project, which supplies water to Southern Ute and outside lands.



Cause of Death: Brief illness


Born: September 18, 1976


Died: March 31, 2014


Location: Ignacio, Colorado