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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 audit reports, 1979-1980

 Series — Box 243: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197233273314], Folder: 1-30
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the annual audit reports from 1979-1980. The reports cover the financial status of the collective colleges, auxiliary services, and programs of Brigham Young University. Dates range from 1979 to 1980.

Dates: 1979-1980

Office of the President executive assistant correspondence, 1977-1980

 Series
Identifier: UA 657 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Correspondence addressed to President Oaks, other administrators, or the University in general, but addressed by Dr. Rasmus in behalf of President Oaks and the University; University and Presidential correspondence addressed primarily by Dr. Rasmus and Robert F. Driggs; and University and Presidential correspondence addressed by various administrators, including some by Rasmus and Driggs.

Dates: 1977-1980

Office of the President general records, 1971-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains materials that cover topics that do not fit into other categories. The majority of these topics include general announcements and events that President Oaks felt needed his personal note. These include notices of births, deaths, and illnesses among faculty and students. Other materials include "thank you" cards and invitations to various events not associated with the Brigham Young University or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dates range from 1971 to 1980.

Dates: 1971-1980

Office of the President records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence, memoranda, and reports between Dallin H. Oaks and university vice presidents, college deans, department chairmen, faculty, General Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the president of Brigham Young University-Hawaii, and others. Major subjects include university relations, university development, admissions and records, athletics, standards, housing issues involving Brigham Young University, and other related issues. Dates...
Dates: 1971-1980

Office of the President records on academics, 1971-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the academic status of Brigham Young University and university planning set forth by the Office of the President. Materials include reports detailing the status of each college and their respective departments. The reports discuss the situation of the department with its academic goals and its service to the student body. Materials related to changes in tuition and the financial status of the colleges are also included. Student loans and scholarships are also...
Dates: 1971-1980

Office of the President records on academics, 1971-1972

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the academic status of Brigham Young University and university planning set forth by the Office of the President. Materials include reports detailing the status of each college and their respective departments. The reports discuss the situation of the department with its academic goals and its service to the student body. Materials related to changes in tuition and the financial status of the colleges are also included. Student loans and scholarships are also...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1971-1972

Office of the President records on academics, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the academic status of Brigham Young University and university planning set forth by the Office of the President. Materials include reports detailing the status of each college and their respective departments. The reports discuss the situation of the department with its academic goals and its service to the student body. Materials related to changes in tuition and the financial status of the colleges are also included. Student loans and scholarships are also...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1972-1974

Office of the President records on academics, 1973-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the academic status of Brigham Young University and university planning set forth by the Office of the President. Materials include reports detailing the status of each college and their respective departments. The reports discuss the situation of the department with its academic goals and its service to the student body. Materials related to changes in tuition and the financial status of the colleges are also included. Student loans and scholarships are also...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1973-1974

Office of the President records on academics, 1974-1975

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the academic status of Brigham Young University and university planning set forth by the Office of the President. Materials include reports detailing the status of each college and their respective departments. The reports discuss the situation of the department with its academic goals and its service to the student body. Materials related to changes in tuition and the financial status of the colleges are also included. Student loans and scholarships are also...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1974-1975

Office of the President records on academics, 1975-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 1 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the academic status of Brigham Young University and university planning set forth by the Office of the President. Materials include reports detailing the status of each college and their respective departments. The reports discuss the situation of the department with its academic goals and its service to the student body. Materials related to changes in tuition and the financial status of the colleges are also included. Student loans and scholarships are also...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1975-1976