Notable residents of St. George, Washington County, Utah:

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Highly significant stories of early St George Pioneers:


  • Orval Hafen (1903-1964) was a Utah State Senator and president of the Utah Bar Association. He was a key figure in the long process that by the start of the 21st-century had made St. George a key center of retirement and growing community.

Arts and Culture[]

  • Juanita Brooks, Mormon writer, editor and historian
  • Asia Carrera, adult film star[1]
  • Tracy Hickman, fantasy author[2]
  • Dia Frampton, Runner-up in the inaugural season of The Voice
  • Amanda Righetti (b. 1983) - actress (The OC, Reunion, The Mentalist)
  • Robert Adamson (b. 1985) - actor (Lincoln Heights)
  • Meg and Dia - singing group


  • Julius Erving, former NBA star[3]
  • Bruce Hurst, former Major League Baseball pitcher[4]
  • Doug Jolley, NFL tight end[5]
  • Jay Don Blake, NCAA golfer [6]
  • LaVell Edwards, former BYU football coach [7]
  • John "Cat" Thompson (1906-1990) - award winning basketball player for MSU Golden Bobcats (1927-1930); member of the Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Bruce Hurst (b. 1958) - MLB baseball pitcher (All-Star - Boston Red Sox 1987)

Latter-day Saint Leaders[]

Scouting Leaders[]


Tonaquint Veterans Memorial at Tonaquint Cemetery in St. George, Utah.

Tonaquint Veterans Memorial at Tonaquint Cemetery in St. George, Utah:


  • J. Edwin Seegmiller (1923-1986) - physician and medical researcher, member of the National Academy of Sciences, faculty member at the UCSD Medical School
  • Moroni McArthur (1877-1973) - "The Man Who Saved Christmas" - St. George 1899.