12th Governor of Utah
Scott M. Matheson
Scott Milne Matheson, was the 12th Governor of Utah from 1977 to 1985. He is currently the last Democrat to serve in that position. Matheson was born on January 8, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to LDS parents Scott Milne and Adele Adams Matheson. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Utah, settling first in Parowan, before moving to Salt Lake City, when his father became a federal prosecutor.