Louis Marcus (mayor)

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Louis Marcus (9 January 1880 Brooklyn – 6 July 1936 Salt Lake City) was, from 1931 to 1936, the mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of Utah, and was also a prominent Idaho and Utah theater operator.[1] As of 2018, Marcus is the only Jewish mayor in the city's one hundred and seventy-one-year history. He served as mayor until his death on July 6, 1936. He is buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.[2]


  1. ^ "Ex-Mayor Succumbs", The Oregonian, July 28, 1936, pg. 4
  2. ^ Who Was Who in America, a Component Volume of Who's Who in American History, Vol. 1, 1897–1942, Chicago: Marquis Who's Who (1943); OCLC 68050205
  • Marcus, Louis. Marcus Family Papers. Provo, Utah: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts, Brigham Young University.
Political offices
Preceded by
John F. Bowman
Mayor of Salt Lake City
Succeeded by
E. B. Erwin