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David Daniel Marriott (born November 2, 1939) was a U.S. Representative from Utah.

David Daniel Marriott
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Utah's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1985
Preceded byAllan Turner Howe
Succeeded byDavid Smith Monson
Personal details
Born (1939-11-02) November 2, 1939 (age 79)
Bingham, Utah
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Marilyn Tingey (m.1965)
Children4 [1]
Alma materUniversity of Utah
Military service
Allegiance United States
 Utah
Branch/serviceUtah ANG headquarters emblem.PNG  Utah Air National Guard
Years of service1958-1963

Born in Bingham, Utah, Marriott was educated in the public schools of Sandy, Utah, and graduated from Jordan High School in 1958. He received a B.S. from the University of Utah in 1967, and a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from the American College of Life Underwriters in 1968. He later worked as a life insurance agent and was owner-president of a Utah-based firm specializing in business and pension consultation from 1968 to 1976. Marriott also served in the Utah Air National Guard from 1958 to 1963.

Marriott was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses, from January 3, 1977 to January 3, 1985. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1984 to the Ninety-ninth Congress, instead running for Governor of Utah. In the 1984 Republican primary, he lost to state House speaker Norm Bangerter, 94,421 to 72,883.[2] He ran for his former House seat in 1990, but lost the Republican primary to Genevieve Atwood. He is a resident of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Marriott served as a Mission President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 2002-2005. He served in the South Africa Cape Town Mission. Marriott now lives in Salt Lake City and has 12 grandchildren.

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Liberal to Face Conservative in Utah's Gubernatorial Race". The New York Times. August 23, 1984. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved March 11, 2019.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Allan Turner Howe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Utah's 2nd congressional district

January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1985
Succeeded by
David Smith Monson

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.