Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958
- Existence: 1886-1958
CitationWikipedia, 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 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Carton: 20, Folder: 11
Identifier: UA 5395 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 48
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs documenting Bennion's life. Images include leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, military figures, and the railroad.
Dates: approximately 1940-1959
Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 894
Scope and Contents Record of events held as part of the semicentennial celebration, compiled by A. Rex Johnson and Melvin C. Miller. Includes transcripts of talks. Also includes a photograph showing people and parade floats in front of the Maeser Building. Speakers included George H. Brimhall, Willard Young, Adam S. Bennion, David J. Wilson, Herbert E. Bolton, Heber J. Grant, Franklin S. Harris, E. G. Peterson, John A. Widtsoe, Richard R. Lyman, and others. Includes a report on the dedication of the Heber J....