230/230A N. Canyon Road, Salt Lake City. (Just outside Memory Grove)
This 1916 house follows the style of the pattern books. It has been altered
but still adds somewhat to the character of the district. The owner, Samuel G. Spencer, was a Salt Lake City businessman.
Spencer was involved in business in Pleasant Grove before he moved to Salt
Lake in 1903. In Salt Lake, he was foreman of the Salt Lake Knitting Company and manager of Ensign Knitting Company. He operated a small grocery store and made popcorn for the resorts. He also built apartment buildings later in his life.
pencer, a member of the LDS Church, wrote a church pamphlet on Joseph Smith and was president of the Northern State Mission for one year.
He was a polygamist and lived in this home with his fourth and last wife,
This two story house has been covered with aluminum siding so it is hard to
tell the style and features of it.