WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
ANTONE BENJAMIN PRINCE
BIOGRAPHYAntone Benjamin Prince was born in New Harmony on November 14, 1896.
He was Deputy County Extension Agent for the federal government.
Antone became sheriff in June 1936, very shortly after Sheriff John Cottam died. The Washington County News, at the time a weekly publication, carried news of the new sheriff in their edition of June 25, 1936. He was defeated in the election on November 2, 1954 and thus was out of office by 1955.
The Prince family lived at:
198 East 100 North
St. George, Utah
Telephone 106 in the 1941 telephone book
333 North 100 East
St. George, Utah
Telephone ORchard 3-3283 in the 1958 telephone book
Telephone ORchard 3-3283 in the 1961 telephone book
Telephone 673-3283 in the 1972 telephone book
Sheriff Prince was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Utah State Association of County Officials in 1951. Then in 1952, he was elected Vice President and in 1953, President.
Prince died in St. George on April 17, 1977. He is buried in Plot C-29-26-6 of the St. George City Cemetery.
WCHS-01593 Photo of Antone B. Prince
WCHS-01595 Photo of Antone B. Prince with prisoner Vae Monroe Fenley and deputy Art Mitchell
WCHS-01596 Photo of Antone B. Prince as an officer of the State Association of Elected Officials.
WCHS-01600 Photo of Antone, Vilate, and Sarah Prince in New Harmony
Other photos on the web:
Antone B. Prince
REFERENCESGathering in Harmony: A Saga of Southern Utah Families, Their Roots and Pioneering Heritage, and the Tale of Antone Prince, Sheriff of Washington County
Book by Stephen L. Prince
See the information page.
For excerpts about Antone Prince, click here.
Antone B. Prince: Washington County Sheriff, 1936-1954
30th Juanita Brooks Lecture
March 27, 2013
Ancestry.com entry for Antone B. Prince
Find-A-Grave entry for Antone B. Prince
Names In Stone entry for Antone B. Prince
BillionGraves entry for Antone B. Prince
BillionGraves entry for Virginia Prince Anderson
BillionGraves entry for Robert Alpine Prince
Prince family in the Allred Family Roster