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Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1886-1958

biographical statement

Citation

Wikipedia, via WWW, March 10, 2014 (Adam Samuel Bennion; 1911-1913, Columbia University, masters degree; doctorate at University of California (Berkeley) from 1921 to 1923; education; LDS High School in Salt Lake City; Superintendent of LDS Church Schools in 1919; expanded Church's seminary program; published four books "The Candle of the Lord" (1958), "Looking in on Greatness: Written for LDS Junior Seminaries" (1935), "Principles of Teaching" (1921), and "What it Means to be a Mormon" (1917); Utah Power and Light Company, 1927; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; April 9, 1953 called by David O. McKay as apostle)

Family Search, via WWW, March 10, 2014 (born 2 December 1886; Taylorsville, Utah; died 11 February 1958; Salt Lake City, Utah; Married Minerva Richards Young on 14 September 1911; five children; parents Joseph Bushnell Bennion and Mary Ann Sharp)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Church Educational System records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 124
Scope and Contents Collection includes a list of Latter-day Saint church schools operating in 1921-1922, correspondence from Superintendent Adam S. Bennion and Assistant Secretary Franklin S. Davis of the Latter-day Saint Church Commission of Education, a list of comparative attendance of seminaries, historical records of members of the church school system, and information concerning the development of the seminary system with statistics referring to student attendance at church meetings and their observance of...
Dates: 1921-1927