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Anderson, Duwayne LeRoy, 1902-1967

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1902-1967

Biographical History

Duwayne Leroy Anderson (1902-1967) served as a missionary in the Swiss and German Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Duwayne Leroy Anderson was born on January 19 1902 in Pleasant Grove, Utah to Ole Anderson and Rasmine Nielsen Anderson. As a young man he worked in the fields and orchards of his home town and graduated from Pleasant Grove High School in 1920. The following year, 1921, he attended the Utah Agricultural College in Logan, Utah. In September 1922 he was called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Swiss German mission. Over the course of his LDS mission, Anderson worked in Konigsberg, Elbing, Stettin, Memel, Selbongen, and Leipzig. He completed his mission in 1925, and the following year he married Attla Fern Fagan in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on September 19, 1926. From 1926 to 1935 the family resided in Pleasant Grove, Utah; Syracuse, Utah; and Lehi, Utah. From 1935 to 1945, they lived on a farm in Oregon. Anderson died on April 7, 1967 in San Jose, California.

Citation

lcnaf, via WWW, 19 March 2020 (served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Swiss and German Mission from 1922 to 1925; worked as a farmer in Utah and Oregon)

FamilySearch, via WWW, 19 March 2020 (born on January 19, 1902 in Pleasant Grove, Utah to Ole Anderson and Rasmine Nielsen; married Attla Fern Fagan on September 29, 1926 in the Salt Lake Temple; died on April 7, 1967 in San Jose, California)

UPB_MSS6060 files (worked in the fields and orchards of home town; graduated from Pleasant Grove High School in 1920; 1921 attended the Utah Agricultural College in Logan, Utah; September 1922 called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Swiss German mission; worked in Konigsberg, Elbing, Stettin, Memel, Selbongen, and Leipzig; completed his mission in 1925; from 1926 to 1935 the family resided in Pleasant Grove, Utah; Syracuse, Utah; and Lehi, Utah; from 1935 to 1945, they lived on a farm in Oregon)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6060
Scope and Contents Materials contain papers dated from 1922 to 1925, which include a mission journal and accompanying transcription, missionary meeting notes, "Swiss and German Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" LDS Church directory, and photograph and postcard albums. All these things were created in conjunction with Anderson's missionary service in Germany from 1922 to 1925.
Dates: 1922-1925