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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 administration, 1975-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 3 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains materials related to the administration of Brigham Young University under President Oaks. The materials include memos and minutes from meetings with the Board of Directors, college and department heads, and chairs. Correspondence to individuals both on an off campus are included. Dates range from 1971 to 1980.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1975-1976

Office of the President records on administration, 1971-1972

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains materials related to the administration of Brigham Young University under President Oaks. The materials include memos and minutes from meetings with the Board of Directors, college and department heads, and chairs. Correspondence to individuals both on an off campus are included. Dates range from 1971 to 1980.

Dates: 1971-1972

Office of the President records on administration, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains materials related to the administration of Brigham Young University under President Oaks. The materials include memos and minutes from meetings with the Board of Directors, college and department heads, and chairs. Correspondence to individuals both on an off campus are included. Dates range from 1971 to 1980.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1972-1974

Office of the President records on administration, 1979-1980

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 3 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains materials related to the administration of Brigham Young University under President Oaks. The materials include memos and minutes from meetings with the Board of Directors, college and department heads, and chairs. Correspondence to individuals both on an off campus are included. Dates range from 1971 to 1980.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1979-1980

Office of the President records on admissions and records, 1975-1976

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating to the admissions process at Brigham Young University under President Oaks. The materials are from the different colleges at the University and their requirements and needs. Scholarship funds availablility and requirements are discussed relative to each college, as well as expected size of majors and minors for each college. Sports programs requirements and recruiting are also discussed, most of which focus on Brigham Young University's relationship with the...
Dates: 1975-1976

Office of the President records on admissions and records, 1975-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials relating to the admissions process at Brigham Young University under President Oaks. The materials are from the different colleges at the University and their requirements and needs. Scholarship funds availablility and requirements are discussed relative to each college, as well as expected size of majors and minors for each college. Sports programs requirements and recruiting are also discussed, most of which focus on Brigham Young University's relationship with the...
Dates: 1975-1976

Office of the President records on admissions and records

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials relating to the admissions process at Brigham Young University under President Oaks. The materials are from the different colleges at the University and their requirements and needs. Scholarship funds availablility and requirements are discussed relative to each college, as well as expected size of majors and minors for each college. Sports programs requirements and recruiting are also discussed, most of which focus on Brigham Young University's relationship with the...
Dates: 1975-1976

Office of the President records on associations and organizations, 1971-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains material related to associations and organizations that had dealings with President Oaks. Organizations include on campus student body organizations, performing art groups and presentations, and alumni groups and publications like BYU Today. Other groups that have extensive correspondence include American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU) and National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). Correspondence to other...
Dates: 1971-1980

Office of the President records on associations and organizations, 1978-1979

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 4 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains material related to associations and organizations that had dealings with President Oaks. Organizations include on campus student body organizations, performing art groups and presentations, and alumni groups and publications like BYU Today. Other groups that have extensive correspondence include American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU) and National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). Correspondence to other...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1978-1979

Office of the President records on associations and organizations, 1973-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 4 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains material related to associations and organizations that had dealings with President Oaks. Organizations include on campus student body organizations, performing art groups and presentations, and alumni groups and publications like BYU Today. Other groups that have extensive correspondence include American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU) and National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). Correspondence to other...
Dates: 1973-1974