Salt Lake Tribune, 22 May 1936
ing, bergei tune, a for .the that the of Salt the to Salt representing demand done nucleus C. reclamation, that approval Deer his Widow of Late Governor Dies At Residence will after right afternoon. Mrs. Simon Bamberger, Leader in Civic Work, Succumbs to Illness • (Continued Jrom Page One) business ventures began to prove successful. Interested in hotels, hotels, mining and railroads, Mr. BarriV berger built up a substantial for- me. Supported by Mrs. Bamberger in his belief that a man, .having accumulated accumulated sufficient capital to care for his family, should devote his time to civic affairs, Mr. Bamberger accepted his first public position in 1898—that of a member of the board of education of Salt Lake City. In 1904 he was elected state senator for a four-year term. During this period in the legislature legislature Mr. Bamberger- Increased his acquaintances throughout the state and became recognized as one of the leaders of the Democratic party. His nomination and election as governor in 1916 was regarded by contemporary biographers as a triumph triumph not only for Mr. Bamberger, but for Mrs. Bamberger as well, since her efforts had been devoted so largely to assisting her husband in his public service. Labor Champion Intensely interested in the laboring laboring classes she became one of their sincerest champions and rejoiced rejoiced at the progressive steps which her husband took as governor in behalf of workers. Her lack of ostentation was reflected reflected in- the conducting of her charities, here benificences becoming becoming known only through the gratitude gratitude of the recipients. During the years which followed the death of Mr. Bamberger in 1926, she spent most of her time in Salt Lake City, although she visitad in the east with a daughter for two in by in of sentiment—editorially the years. In defeat. Utah of the signature, nothing building "This seriously The Daughters Survive addition to Julian M. Bam- berger, Mrs. Bamberger is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Behal Behal of Long Island, N. Y., and Mrs. Herbert I. Michael of New York City, and several grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. N. A. Ransohoff, formerly formerly of Salt Lake City, but now of New York City, also survives. A son, Sidney M. Bamberger, died in 1911 at the age of 27. Funeral arrangements are being held in abeyance, pending the arrival arrival of the daughters from the east.