WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
WILFORD JOSEPH REICHMANN MD
(7th medical doctor in St. George)
HOME410 E. Tabernacle
St. George, Utah
Telephone 284 in the 1941 telephone book (Dr W J Reichmann)
Telephone 284 in the 1954 telephone book (W J Reichmann MD)
Telephone ORchard 3-2311 in the 1958 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann)
Telephone ORchard 3-2311 in the 1961 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann)
Telephone 673-2311 in the 1972 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann)
Pine Valley Ranch
Telephone Long Distance in the 1958 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann, Pine Valley)
Telephone Long Distance in the 1961 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann, Pine Valley)
Telephone 673-4073 in the 1972 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann, Pine Valley rch)
OFFICES14 North Main
St. George, Utah
Telephone 66 in the 1941 telephone book (W J Reichmann phys surg)
22 North Main
St. George, Utah
Telephone 66 in the 1954 telephone book (W J Reichmann MD)
Telephone ORchard 3-4131 in the 1958 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann phys)
Telephone ORchard 3-4131 in the 1961 telephone book (Wilford J Reichmann phys)
BIOGRAPHYWilford Joseph Reichmann was born on June 9, 1898 in Salt Lake City.
Wilford went to medical school at the University of Cincinnati and interned at Staten Island Hospital in New York City.
When Dr. Clare Woodbury moved to Las Vegas, he was replaced by Dr. Reichmann in 1925.
Hettie Burgess was Dr. Reichmann's nurse for many years. She was born in 1907 and married Royal Samuel Hunt. They had one child together. Royal was murdered at the Hunt ranch in Central, Utah on November 24, 1941.
Dr. Reichmann met a St. George girl, Helen Moody, and they were married on February 20, 1928, in the St George Temple.
Reichmann served as Bishop of the St. George East Ward (1930-) and then as a High Councilor, Stake President, and Patriarch. He was on the school board and a member of the Rotary Club.
In 1938, the Reichmanns moved to the house on the corner of Tabernacle and Fourth East.
Dr. Reichmann retired from his medical practice in 1970.
Helen died on February 14, 1978 in St. George and is buried in Plot A_10004 at the St. George City Cemetery.
Dr. Reichmann died on June 8, 1982 in Salt Lake City. He was buried on June 12, 1982 in Plot A_10003 at the St. George City Cemetery.
WCHS-01903 Dr. Wilford J. Reichmann
Other WCHS photos:
WCHS-01373 Photo of Keith Reichmann's 4th grade class at St. George Elementary School
WCHS-01904 Photo of Dr. Reichmann on the "Country Doctor" float in the 1953 Western Parade
WCHS-01905 Photo of Dr. Wilford J. Reichmann outside the door to his office
WCHS-01906 Photo of Dr. Reichmann and his nurse outside the door to his office
WCHS-01907 Photo of Dr. Reichmann and his nurse working in his office
WCHS-01908 Photo of Dr. Reichmann examining a patient with his nurse standing by
WCHS-01909 Photo of Dr. Reichmann with a crowd of people out in front of his office
WCHS-01910 Photo of Dr. Reichmann with a group of people out in front of his office
WCHS-01911 Photo of Dr. Reichmann with a crowd of people out in front of his office
REFERENCES" Dr. Wilford J Reichmann - A Half Century of Dixie History"
by Keith W. Reichmann
"A Lifetime of Serving Others: Dr. Wilford Reichmann
Became a Legend in St. George, Giving Up Wealth to Provide Service to Others"
St George Magazine, 1988
Washington County Chapter, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers,
" Under Dixie Sun".
1950 with 1978 Supplement.
Page 305, Supplement Page 38.
Douglas D. Alder and Karl F. Brooks,
" A History of Washington County From Isolation to Destination".
Pages 255 and 325.
Find-A-Grave entry for Wilford Joseph Reichman
Find-A-Grave entry for Helen Moody Reichman
BillionGraves entry for Dean Lewis Reichmann
Find-A-Grave entry for Joseph Milton Moody
Find-A-Grave entry for Jane Everett Moody