Skip to main content

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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Adam S. Bennion papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1
Scope and Contents Speeches, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Bennion's personal, educational, business, and religious activities. The largest amount of the materials relate to his speeches. The bulk of correspondence is between other apostles and general authorities of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1909-1958

Report of semi-centennial celebration of the founding of Brigham Young University

 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....
Dates: 1925