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Gibbs, George Snow, 1879-1942



  • Existence: 1879 - 1942

Biographical History

George Snow Gibbs (1879-1942) was an educator and a director of the psychological clinic of the Salt Lake City Board of Education.

Gibbs was born on March 14, 1879 to George F. Gibbs and Ida Snow Gibbs in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the grandson of Lorenzo Snow, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While attending Stanford University, he was awarded the Rhodes scholarship to Oxford, England. He later worked as an educator in California and Utah before becoming director of psychological clinic for the Salt Lake City Board of Education.

George Snow Gibbs married LaVerne McBride in 1907, and the couple had three children. He died on October 29, 1942.

FamilySearch, Feb. 17, 2017 (b. Mar. 14, 1879; d. Oct. 29, 1942; m. Laverne McBride, 1907; three children; parents' names; grandson of Lorenzo Snow; educator; director of psychological clinic; attended Stanford; Rhodes scholarship)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Typescript copy of Benjamin F. Johnson letter to George Snow Gibbs

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232578648]
Identifier: MSS 8915
Content Description Contains a typescript of a 1903 letter from Benjamin F. Johnson, who was in Mesa, Arizona, to George Snow Gibbs in Salt Lake City, Utah, written in response to a request from Gibbs to have Johnson relate some of his early experiences in the Church, particularly with reference to his associations with Joseph Smith. Topics covered by Johnson include plural marriage and its effect on the members of the Church; Joseph Smith's charge to the Twelve Apostles before his death, causes for persecution...
Dates: 1911