WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
EVAN GARDNER WHITEHEAD
BIOGRAPHYEvan Gardner Whitehead was born in St. George on October 29, 1918.
Evan married Mae Gubler from Santa Clara on September 14, 1940 and they were sealed in the St. George Temple on July 11, 1942.
Whitehead was a veteran of World War II and Korea.
He was an investigator with the St. George Police Department for 8 years and a volunteer firefighter in St. George.
Evan Whitehead was sheriff of Washington County from January 1963 to December 1978.
Whitehead died June 12, 2008 in St. George at the age of 89. He was buried on June 17 in Plot B-8-21-5 of the St. George City Cemetery.
REFERENCESSouthern Utah Memories: Evan Whitehead investigated eight airplane crashes while sheriff of Washington County,
by Loren R. Webb, September 8, 2013
Former Dixie sheriff dies
Obituary in the Deseret News, June 18, 2008
Find-A-Grave entry for Evan Gardner Whitehead
BillionGraves entry for Evan Gardner Whitehead
Names In Stone entry for Evan Gardner Whitehead
Find-A-Grave entry for Chester Arthur Whitehead