Leora Thatcher (Leora Thatcher)

Leora Thatcher

Actress. Daughter of prominent Salt Lake Theater Company owner Moses Thatcher, Jr, Leora appeared on stage, radio and television. She also appeared in 3,180 performances of “Tobacco Road” in the role of Ada Lester. In 1912, her Grandfather’s opera house in Logan, Utah, was gutted by a devastating fire and in 1921, she rebuilt the building which became known as the Capitol Theater. The former Thatcher mansion still stands in Logan. Thatcher appeared in 9 films including “Mister Smarty,” “Theodore Goes Wild” with Irene Dunne & Melvyn Douglas, “Gracie at the Bat,” and “Diary of a Bachelor.” (bio by: TLS)  Family links:  Parents:  Moses Thatcher (1869 – 1944)  Sibling:  Leora Thatcher (1894 – 1984)  Ida Louise Thatcher Reese (1904 – 1993)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • May, 12, 1894
  • USA

Died

  • March, 03, 1984
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Logan City Cemetery
  • Utah
  • USA

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