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James Henry Buck was born January 31, 1886 in Nottingham, England to William Foulds Buck and Emma Emily Matilda Copeland. The family emigrated to the United States in 1885, settling in Wyoming. In 1907, Buck married Mary Emma Dawson. They had a son, but Mary died shortly thereafter. In 1913 he married Sarah Edith Cox, and together they had three children.
Buck worked as a coal miner and salesman before taking a job as a car inspector for the Union Pacific Railroad, where he worked for thirty-eight years. He also served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain from 1911 to 1914. Buck died November 6, 1953 in Ogden, Utah.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Additional folder processed by Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
Additional folder processed by Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
- Buck, James H. (James Henry), 1885-1953 -- Archives
- Buck, William F. (William Foulds), 1856-1921 (Honoree)
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--England
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Drafts (Documents)
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- England
- Mormon missionaries -- England
- Register of James H. Buck papers
- Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- 2009 June 5
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- 2009 August 25; 2013 April 9; 2014 July 31: Reviewed for DACS and subject compliance by Cory Nimer. Additional folder processed by Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013. Addition added and finding aid updated by Margaret Weddle, 2014 July 31.