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Skinner, Rulon Dean



  • Existence: 1931-

Biographical History

Rulon Dean Skinner (b. 1931) is a recreation professor in Utah.

Rulon Dean Skinner was born in 1931 in Graham, Arizona to Rulon Moroni Skinner and Violet Whipple. He became involved in the Boy Scout program as a youth, participating until he left to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Uruguay in 1950. He attended Eastern Arizona College, and after his mission studied at Brigham Young University.

In 1969, Skinner joined the Youth Leadership faculty at Brigham Young University. During his service, he earned his master's degree from the university in 1971. Skinner remained on the faculty until his retirement in 1996.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Rulon Dean Skinner autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2955
Scope and Contents A two-volume account relating his early life in Safford, Arizona, 1931-1948; experiences at Gila Junior College, 1948-1950; Latter-day Saint mission to Uruguay and Paraguay, 1950-1953; employment and experiences with Boy Scouts of America beginning in 1943; service to Latter-day Saint Boy Scouts of Uruguay, 1950-1953; helping to begin the Latter-day Saint Boy Scouts of Paraguay, 1951-1953; service as a branch president at Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, 1989-1993; employment in...
Dates: 1997

Youth meetings, activities and conferences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328798]
Identifier: MSS SC 2957
Scope and Contents

Course book for recreation management and youth leaders, outlining strategies for organizing, preparing and managing meetings, activities, and conferences.

Dates: approximately 1993

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Boy Scouts -- Paraguay 1
Boy Scouts -- Uruguay 1
Handbooks and manuals 1
Home and Family 1
Meetings 1