Spence Eccles serves on numerous community boards, cheers for his beloved University of Utah, where he was a member of a fraternity and an All-American competitor on the ski team. He was born in Logan, Utah, to a devout Mormon family.
Marriner S. Eccles served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board from November 15, 1934, through April 14, 1948. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) After a tour of the Outpatient Services building at Primary Children's Hospital, Nellie Mainor, 8, makes a friend in Spence Eccles, declaring him her new grandfather.
sltrib.com © 1996-2020 The Salt Lake Tribune. “He understood how things would play out.” According to information provided by Johnston, in 1924 Marriner and his brother George Eccles joined with the Browning family in Ogden to form the Eccles-Browning Affiliated Banks. Utah banker who helped. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Spence Eccles puts his hands up as Nellie Mainor, 8, gives him a tour of the toy closet at Primary Children's Hospital, where she was a patient recently. The Sorenson Legacy Foundation — founded by the late biotechnology pioneer and entrepreneur James LeVoy Sorenson and his wife, education philanthropist Beverley Taylor Sorenson — is a close second, with total assets of $530 million, according to the latest (2016) 990 IRS tax forms available at the Foundation Center, which monitors worldwide philanthropy.