2 Works by Orestes U. Bean
Based on the Book of Mormon, his mystical "Corianton" was first produced here in the old Salt Lake theater in 1902. Later it was successfully produced in New York city.
Mr. Bean also was known in the world of science for his discoveries in the field of smokeless burners, nonasphyctous gas and machinery for the extraction of gold from slag.
He was born in Provo, November 8, 1873, a son of George W. and Elizabeth Baum Bean. Receiving his early education in the Richfield public schools, he attended the Brigham Young university at Provo, where he later became an assistant professor.
Most of his later life was spent in New York City, but he lived in Salt Lake City for a brief period and married Eddavene Houtz California in 1930.