Irene Leishman

 

 

Age: 108

 

Summary: oldest person in Utah considered as one of the state's oldest residents who had told the Desert News last year that she was a granddaughter of Mormon Battalion Capt. James Brown, who commanded C Company and was among the Mormons present when gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in California but he later was instrumental in founding the city of Ogden.

 

 

Cause of Death: Old age

 

Born: July 25, 1900

 

Died: April 23, 2009

 

Location: Bountiful, Utah