Harris, Franklin S. (Franklin Stewart), 1912-1999
- Existence: 1912 - 1999
Franklin S. Harris, Jr. (1912-1999) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a physicist.
Franklin Stewart Harris, Jr. was born on May 24, 1912 in Logan, Utah to Franklin Stewart Harris and Frankie Estelle Spilsbury. He studied at Brigham Young University, receiving his B.A. degree in 1931 and his M.A. in 1936. He later continued his education at the California Institute of Technology, earning his Ph.D. in Physics in 1941. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Harris also served as a missionary in the German-Austrian Mission and the European Mission Office. In 1950 he married Maurine Steed in the Salt Lake Temple.
During his career, Harris was affiliated with the University of British Columbia, the University of Utah, Aerospace Corporation, and Old Dominion University. He retired to Rockville, Utah in 1978, and passed away on August 13, 1999 in St. George, Utah.
Citation:FindAGrave, via WWW, Mar. 10, 2014 (Franklin S. Harris, Jr.; b. May 24, 1912 in Logan, Utah; parents: Franklin Stewart Harris and Frankie Estelle Spilsbury Harris; m. June 7, 1950 to Maurine Steed; d. Aug. 13, 1999 in St. George, Utah)
Deseret news, Aug. 15, 1999 (Franklin Stewart Harris, Jr.; married in Salt Lake Temple; attended Brigham Young University; Ph.D. in Physics from California Institute of Technology; affiliated with the University of British Columbia, the University of Utah, Aerospace Corporation of El Segundo, Calif., and Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.; retired to Rockville, Utah in 1978; active in international scientific organizations; served in the German-Austrian Mission and the European Mission Office for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; author)
UPB files, via WWW, Mar. 10, 2014 (B.A. and M.A. degrees from Brigham Young University in 1931 and 1936; Ph.D. in 1941)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Contains photographs of the deans, faculty, classes, facilities, and groups of the College of Biology and Agriculture as well as its predecessors, the College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences and the College of Applied Sciences. Dated approximately 1885-2005.
Materials include the testimony of Franklin S. Harris in Confederated Bands of Ute Indians vs. the United States, and business records of Franklin S. Harris. Dated 1947-1965.
Contains notes, miscellaneous correspondence, and typed programs of the KSL radio series: "The Book of Mormon: Messages and Evidences." Also included are notes and an original draft of Harris' book by the same title. The materials also relate to archaeology, the Word of Wisdom, and other Mormon Church topics.
Materials include pamphlets and articles mentioning or written by Franklin S. Harris. Dated 1907-2002.
Pamphlet was published in 1936 as an orientation to in-coming freshmen. It gives information about important dates in the school year, available activities, and explanations of college jargon.
Contains pencil sketches of all of the presidents of Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University from Warren N. Dusenberry to Rex E. Lee created by William Whitaker. Each of these are framed for housing purposes. The date of production of materials is 1996.