Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Cannon, George Q.; Allison, E. M.; Thorup, Herman F.F.; Hamilton, James C.; Noakes, Charles; Price, John W.; Demming, ?; Hamilton, James Campbell;
Utah State Penitentiary; Sugar House Prisoners; polygamist prisoners
Salt Lake City; Salt Lake County; Utah
6144 Utah State Penitentiary, Sugar House Prisoners. George Q. Cannon, center. Guard to the left of Bro. Cannon is E.M. Allison. These were polygamist prisoners during the late 1880's. Gift of Reed Stout. 1888-9. Man in suit is prison guard. Herman F.F. Thorup. James C. Hamilton-Charles Noakes, President George Q. Cannon, John W. Price, ..? Demming. James Campbell Hamilton was converted to the church in Canada and came to Utah in 1852. In the prime of his life he was called as Bishop of Hill Creek Ward. In response to the counsel of the general authorities of the church he entered into polygamy. He was arrested seven times, severely persecuted, paid $3,000.00 in bonds, $25.00 in fines plus court costs, and spent seventy five days in prison. Time of confinement was October 12, 1888 to December 25, 1888.