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Alexander Hedquist materials, 1932-2009

 Series — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSS 9109 Series 6
Contains flyers, reports, periodicals, speeches, newspaper clippings, photos, and biographical and genealogical information on Alexander Hedquist (including family group records on each of his three marriages). Materials produced during and related to his time as a pharmacist and banker/president of Farmers and Merchants Bank in Provo, Utah. Materials dated 1932-2009, bulk 1932-1965.

Dates

  • 1932-2009
  • Majority of material found within 1932-1965

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Virlie Vincent Westwood family history papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Extent

1 folder

Biographical History

Alexander Hedquist (1872-1965) was a student at Brigham Young Academy, a banker, and a businessman.

Alexander Hedquist was born August 9, 1872, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The family moved to Provo in 1885 to improve the educational opportunities of the children. Hedquist attended Brigham Young Academy for three years. During this time he was awarded a certificate for being one of the two best spellers in the district. Mr. Hedquist was the Chamber of Commerce President from 1934 to 1936. Hedquist married Lovina Strong in 1897, but she died in 1908. He married Ella Vivia Finlayson in 1919. Hedquist died on February 5, 1965.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States