Clarence Gardner, Star Valley Stake President and Wyoming Senator : Prohibition and the Word of Wisdom
Annals of Wyoming
3-4 (Summer/Autumn 2012)
Wyoming Historical Department
Clarence Gardner was born the son of Archibald Gardner and Mary Larsen in 1875. He was very active in both church and community activities in Star Valley. He was elected to the Wyoming State Legislature in 1909. The issue of Prohibition was an important concern for many including Senator Gardner. His religious background in the LDS Church gave him a unique perspective.