Sauls, Kiefer B., 1896-1980
- Existence: 1896 - 1980
Kiefer B. Sauls (1896-1980) was a university administrator in Utah. He served as treasurer and an assistant to the president of Brigham Young University between 1921 and 1971.
Kiefer Branham Sauls was born on August 14, 1896 in Grays, South Carolina, to John Wilson Sauls and Mary Ann Terry. They relocated to Utah in his youth and settled in northern Utah. In 1920 he graduated from Utah State University, and then came to Brigham Young University to work as secretary to university president Franklin S. Harris. In 1932 he married Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon, and they had one daughter.
Sauls remained at Brigham Young University throughout his career, serving as the university purchasing agent, treasurer, and secretary to the Board of Trustees. He was also active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in various local callings.
He passed away on March 28, 1980 in Provo, Utah.
Citation:Oral history interview with Kiefer B. Sauls, 1975(Kiefer B. Sauls)
Ancestry, viewed 7 January 2020(Kiefer Branham Sauls; b. August 14, 1896 in South Carolina; d. March 28, 1980 in Provo, Utah)
Brigham Young High School website, via WWW, Sept. 18, 2018 (Kiefer B. Sauls; b. 1896; d. 1980) http://www.byhigh.org/Alumni_P_to_T/Sauls/KieferB.html
Familysearch, via WWW, May 18, 2020 (Kiefer Branham Sauls; b. Aug. 14, 1896 in Grays, S.C.; parents: John Wilson Sauls and Mary Ann Terry; d. Mar. 28, 1980; baptised into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1911; m. Aug. 19, 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon)
Daily herald, Mar. 30, 1980: p. 4 (Keifer B. Sauls; graduated from Utah State University, 1920; secretary for Franklin S. Harris, 1920-1939; also worked at Brigham Young University as purchasing agent, secretary to Board of Trustees, treasurer; served in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a bishop's counselor, high council member, and high priests group leader)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Contains contracts negotiated between the Veterans Administration and Brigham Young University concerning financial aid for veterans.
Typescript and cassette tape of an oral interview with Keifer Sauls by Richard Bennett on February 3, 1975. Sauls tells about coming to Brigham Young University as a student in 1911 and his employment by that institution from 1920-1972. He presents many personal observations on the growth of BYU, and how it was administered during the terms of various presidents.
Interview by Mark K. Allen with Kiefer Sauls, Brigham Young University treasurer, purchasing agent and secretary to three presidents. Topics cover his association with BYU in those capacities over a 51 year period, childhood reminiscences and family data. Includes sound recording and transcript. Also includes related transcription materials and 16 page transcript of an incomplete interview with Sauls by Celestia Taylor, October 10, 1978.
Audio tape of Kiefer Sauls answering questions about retirement and insurance.
Contains salary schedules, budget estimates, and letters of acceptance, appointment and termination concerning Brigham Young University faculty positions. Materials date from between 1945 and 1951.
Contains correspondence concerning faculty appointments, terminations, salaries and insurance premiums. Materials date from between 1950 and 1951.
Contains salary schedules, and letters of acceptance and appointment concerning non-academic personnel (28 items). Materials date from between 1951 and 1952.