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Richard A. Chambers: 27th Mayor of Logan

Dates in Office: 1966-1972
Terms in Office: 3
Age when Elected: 49

Richard A. Chambers

Richard Arthur Chambers was born on April 7, 1917 in Salt Lake City, Utah. His parents were Arthur Edwin Chambers and Elaine Burt. He married Marie Budge on January 4, 1939 in Logan, Utah and had one child. He died in Logan, Utah on March 25, 2011.

Mr. Chambers was extremely active in the community. He served as a Logan City Commissioner from 1960-1964 and participated on over 150 committees at the local, state, and national levels.

Mr. Chambers was mayor of Logan City from 1966 to 1972. His third term as major was unfortunately ended early with his resignation on April 4, 1972 amid some allegations of mismanagement of public funds.


1. "The Herald Journal". Obituary of Richard Arthur Chambers. Logan, Utah, March 27, 2011.

2. "The Herald Journal". Court Schedules Sentencing Date. Logan, Utah, April 4, 1972.

3. "The Herald Journal". Resignation is Accepted by City Commission. Logan, Utah, April 4, 1972.

4. "The Herald Journal". Mayor Resigns Logan Position. Logan, Utah, April 4, 1972.