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Oaks, Dallin H.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1932-

Biographical History

Dallin H. Oaks (1932- ) a native of Provo, Utah, served as president of Brigham Young University, a Utah Supreme Court justice, and apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dallin H. Oaks was born on August 12, 1932 in Provo, Utah. Dallin H. Oaks was married on June 24, 1952 to June Dixon. They had six children. June passed away in July 1998 of cancer. Oaks remarried on August 25, 2000 to Kristen Meredith McMain. Oaks graduated from Brigham Young University in 1954 with a degree in accounting. He went on to graduate from the University of Chicago Law School in 1957. He practiced law and taught law in Chicago, including working on the University of Chicago Law faculty in 1961.

He was nominated president of Brigham Young University and served from 1971 to 1980. Following his presidency he served as a justice of the Utah Supreme Court from 1980 until 1984. Upon his resignation from the Utah Supreme Court Oaks began service as an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Citation:
His The effects of Griffin v. Illinois on the States' administration ... 1957.

Recent events involving church history and forged documents, 1987: t.p. (Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Council of the Twelve, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)

Cont. authors (Oaks, Dallin H(arris) 1932-; b. 8-12-1932, Provo, Utah; President of Brigham Young University and lawyer)

Info. converted from 678, 20120924 (b. 1932)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, website viewed December 17, 2012 (Dallin H. Oaks; Biographical history and information concerning his career and personal life)

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

Office of the President records on the Church Educational System, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the relationship of Brigham Young University within the Church Educational System (CES). Materials cover topics including the Church College of Hawaii (now Brigham Young University-Hawaii), directions from Church leaders, such as Neal A. Maxwell, and reports about the conditions of the schools and programs under the CES. Correspondence, memos, and reports make up the bulk of the materials. Correspondence between the presidents of the CES schools, directors, and...
Dates: 1972-1980

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1971-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1971-1980

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1971-1972

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1971-1972

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1972-1974

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1973-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1973-1974

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974-1975

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1974-1975

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1975-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1975-1976

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1976-1977

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1976-1977

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1977-1978

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1977-1978

Office of the President records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1978-1979

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 7 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to President Oaks' ecclesiastical responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. These materials include correspondence between members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the status of the wards and stakes level of organization attached to Brigham Young University. Correspondence covers different aspects of Mormon life at Brigham Young University, with leadership...
Dates: 1978-1979