Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Chairmen

The last hereditary chief of the Southern Utes, Buckskin Charlie died on May 8th, 1936 and was succeeded by his son, Antonio Buck Sr. As hereditary chief, Antonio Buck Sr. became the first elected Chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

Chairmen of the Southern Ute Tribe

Christine Sage
Christine Sage
2018 – present
Clement Frost
Clement Frost
1997 – 2000
2005 – 2008
2014 – 2017
Jimmy R. Newton, Hr.
Jimmy R. Newton, Jr.
2012 – 2014
Pearl Casias
Pearl Casias
2011
Matthew Box
Matthew Box
2009 – 2011
Howard Dl Richards Sr.
Howard D. Richards Sr.
2003 – 2004
Leonard C. Burch
Leonard C. Burch
1967 – 1984
1988 – 1996
2000 – 2003
John Baker Jr.
John Baker Jr.
2000
John E. Baker Sr.
John E. Baker Sr.
1957 – 1960
1962 – 1963
1966
Anthony Burch
Anthony Burch
1961
John S. Williams
John S. Williams
1963 – 1965
Samuel Burch
Samuel Burch
1945 – 1948
1950
1953 – 1956
Julius N. Cloud
Julius N. Cloud
1940 – 1944 1949
1951 – 1952
Antonio Buck Sr.
Antonio Buck Sr.
1936 – 1939