Backus, Russel Benson
- Existence: 1944-
Russel Benson Backus is a family historian in Virginia and is the grandson of Samuel Cordner.
Russel Benson Backus was born to Elmer Eugene and Gertrude Violet Cordner Backus. He attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah. Backus is involved in preserving the memory of his grandfather, Samuel Cordner.
Backus was raised in Utah and spent some time in Idaho but currently resides in Virginia.
Citation:Find a Grave, via WWW, 11 December 2014 (Russell Backus was born to Elmer Eugene and Gertrude Violet Cordner Backus; currently resides in Idaho).
Newspapers.com, via WWW, 11 December 2014 (Russell Backus attended Utah State University in Logan, UT).
UPB files, 11 December 2014 (Russell Backus is the grandson of Samuel Cordner).
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Documents and information about the life of Samuel Cordner, including an autobiography, diaries, LDS mission letters, business ledgers, and other miscellaneous materials. Also included is a commentary on the life of Samuel Cordner by his grandson Russel Backus. Materials are dated 1903-1957.
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