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Calvin L. Rampton

Calvin Lewellyn Rampton
11th Governor of Utah
In office
January 4, 1965 – January 3, 1977
Preceded by George D. Clyde
Succeeded by Scott M. Matheson
Personal details
Born (1913-11-06)November 6, 1913
Bountiful, Utah
Died September 16, 2007(2007-09-16) (aged 93)
Holladay, Utah
Resting place Salt Lake City Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lucybeth Cardon
Children 4
Profession Attorney
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)[1]

Calvin Lewellyn "Cal" Rampton (November 6, 1913 – September 16, 2007) was the 11th Governor of the state of Utah from 1965 to 1977.[1]

Following his graduation from

Political offices
Preceded by
George D. Clyde
Governor of Utah
Succeeded by
Scott M. Matheson
  1. ^ a b c Calvin Rampton-Find A Grave Memorial
  2. ^ a b Utah History to Go


  • Cal Rampton: Former three-term governor dies at 93
  • Utah History Research Center
  • An Interview with Former Gov. Rampton


In 2007, Rampton died of cancer, aged 93, in Holladay, Utah. Shortly after his death, the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City was also named in his honor.

The Calvin L. Rampton Complex in Taylorsville, which houses the Utah Department of Transportation and the Utah Department of Public Safety, was named in his honor.[1] He was the first and to date, only governor of Utah to serve three full, consecutive terms,[2] and was one of the most popular governors of the state.


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