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Clifton G. M. and Irene Pack Kerr scrapbooks, 1928-1996

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8844 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Includes scrapbooks of Clifton's first mission to the British Isles, his service to the church, and his life as a political figure as well as clippings of news reports of the construction of the London Temple. Materials dated 1928-1996.

Dates

  • 1928-1996

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 Clifton G. M. and Irene Pack Kerr family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Clifton G. M. Kerr (1906-2000) was politician in Utah. He also served as Mormon mission president in Great Britain between 1955 and 1958.

Clifton George Mercer Kerr was born to William and Rose Kerr in Plain City, Utah on October 7, 1906. After graduating Bear River High School and LDS Business College, he served a mission in Britain. After returning, he met and married his first wife, Irene Pack, on October 27, 1931. After raising four sons, in 1955 he was called to serve as the mission president to the British Mission, where he assisted in the construction of the London Temple. In Utah, he served as both a state senator and representative for Box Elder County, Utah--serving for sixteen years in total. On 1977, Irene died and Clifton remarried to Alta Hodges, who died in 1985. On June 4, 2000 he passed away from illness at the age of 93.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Irene Pack Kerr (1907-1977) was a Mormon woman in Utah, and wife of Clifton G.M. Kerr. Irene Pack Kerr was born in May 3, 1907 to John A. and Margaret Hodson Pack in Kamas, Utah. After growing up in the area, she eventually married Clifton G.M. Kerr on October 8, 1931. After giving birth to four children and serving in various local Church callings in the Tremonton area (particularly as a Stake Relief Society president), between 1953 and 1956 she traveled with her husband to the British Mission, where he presided as Mission President during the construction of the London Temple. After her return to Utah, she passed away due to illness on September 6, 1977.

Extent

2 oversize folder

1 oversize box

3 folders

Language

English