Lloyd Albert & Ester Mary Holland Bennett

Lloyd was another Utah Power and Light employee who worked and lived at the power plant (Number 71 on the 1958 Highland map) in American Fork Canyon. Lloyd was born November 6, 1895, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Thomas J. and Catherine Patterson Smith Bennett. Ester was born December 15, 1897, in Grant, Idaho, to Joseph and Harriet Daniels Brown Holland.

In 1917, when he registered for the WWI draft, Lloyd was living in Shelley, Idaho, and working for a lumber company. Lloyd and Ester married November 21, 1923, in the Salt Lake Temple and they had three children: Lloyd Dean, Boyd H., and Bonnie. By 1930 he was working for a light and power company in Shelley, Idaho, where they also lived in 1935. Before 1940 they moved to Highland and he worked for Utah Power and Light for a total of 47 years, dying November 30, 1971, in American Fork. Ester had passed away February 3, 1962, in Provo, Utah, and they are buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Shelley, Idaho.

Home of Lloyd and Ester Bennett

Home of Lloyd and Ester Bennett (Number 71 on the 1958 Highland map - where the lower power plant is located)

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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