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Peter McIntyre Clegg

15 October 1859–1 May 1945

Peter McIntyre Clegg was born on 15 October 1859 to Benjamin Clegg and Grace McIntyre in Tooele, Utah Territory. He worked for a time as a freighter before becoming a stock raiser. He was also president of the Tooele County State Bank. He married Edith Maughan Atkin on 27 January 1886; she died in 1890. He then married Agnes R. McLaws on 24 June 1895. After she died in 1903, he married Ellen Matilda Lindberg on 31 October 1906. Ellen died in 1908, and Clegg subsequently married Ida Mary Lane on 22 September 1910. Clegg was involved in civic affairs, serving in the Utah legislature and as mayor of Tooele. He died on 1 May 1945 in Tooele.[1]

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