Skip to main content

Frank Aldridge biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2127

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a history of the Aldridge family. The history begins with Frank Aldridge's great-grandfather, Joseph Aldridge, relates the involvement of the Aldrideg family in the early history of the Mormon Church, and ends shortly after Frank's retirement in 1965. Aldridge also tells of his experiences in World War I.


  • approximately 1979


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Frank Aldridge biography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Frank Aldridge (1895-1972) was a Canadian serviceman who served during World War I.

Frank Aldridge was born on March 21st, 1895 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada and baptized on July 2nd, 1922. From 1917 to 1919, he served in the military as part of the Medical Corp, performing first aid at the front during WWI. After the war, he married Lily Emily Meakin on December 17th, 1920 and had two children.

Lily Meakin died in 1924 and Frank Aldridge remarried to Bessie Oneta Archibald on November 5th, 1925, eventually having 3 children. Frank Aldridge died on September 25, 1972 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada.


1 item (ca. 50 pages)

Custodial History

Donated by Oneta Aldridge in 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Oneta Aldridge; 1983.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Frank Aldridge biography
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 September 27
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States