Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company
The Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company was a cattle company in southeastern Utah that eventually sold their holdings to Redd Ranches.
The Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company was started by John Albert Scorup and his brother Jim Scorup. The Scorup were originally from Salina, Utah, but eventually moved to Moab, Utah. The company was officially incorporated in 1926. The company ran over 10,000 head of cattle on 2 million acres. The articles of dissolution were filed by Charles Redd on January 13, 1966.
Citation:History of La Sal, Utah Area As Given by Norma P. Blankenagel, http://centralpt.com/upload/345/2859_La%20Sal.pdf, (started by John Albert Scorup and Jim Scorup; from Salina, Utah; moved to Moab, Utah)
Vallentine, John F., "Lonesome Trails of San Juan: The Ranching Legacy of J.A. (Al) Scorup", Springville, Utah: 2002 (incorporated, 1926; articles of dissolution filed January 13, 1966)
San Juan Ranch Horse Sale, http://www.sanjuanranchhorse.com/id1.html (10,000 head of cattle; 2 million acres)
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and payroll records pertaining to the Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company. Materials dates from 1955 to 1967.
Contains professional incoming and outgoing correspondence for the Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company. Materials date from 1944 to 1974.
Contains certificates of title and policies and other insurance papers for the Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company. The date of the material is not identified.
Contains legal documents and correspondence regarding land owned by the Scorup-Somerville Cattle Company. Materials dates from 1951 to 1968.
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