Ballif and Eggertsen family papers, 1911-1977
Scope and Contents
Contains genealogical materials, certificates, and recordings relating to the Ballif and Eggertsen families. Materials date from between 1911 and 1977.
- Ballif, George S. (George Smith), 1894-1977 (creator, Person)
- Ballif, Algie E. (Algie Eggertsen), 1896-1984 (creator, Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the George S. and Algie Ballif collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Attorney who served as city, county, and district attorney for Provo, Utah. He also served as a Provo city juvenile court judge. He was also active in various clubs and organizations.
George S. Ballif, a prominent Provo attorney, was born June 4, 1894 to John L. and Emma Ballif. He married Algie Eggertsen, December 24, 1920. He graduated from the University of California Berkeley Law School in 1924. During his career as an attorney, he served as city, county and district attorney, and as a Provo city juvenile court judge. He was a member and president of the Utah County and Utah State Bar Associations and the Provo Kiwanis Club. He was at one time commander of the Utah Department of American Legion, as well as commander of the Provo Post. He served on the University of Utah Board of Regents, and as chairman of the World Peace Through Law Committee of the Utah Bar Association. He died October 31, 1977.
A prominent Utah educator and a state legislator.
Algie Eggertsen Ballif, a prominent Utah educator and former state legislator, was born May 3, 1896, in Provo, to Lars E. and Annie N. Eggertsen. A graduate of Brigham Young University, she was a member and president of the Provo Board of Education for twenty-three years. She served a term in the Utah House of Representatives from 1959-1961, and was director of the Utah Division of Public Welfare. She was active in many local and state organizations including the BYU Alumni Association, BYU Emeritus Club, Friends of the BYU Library, PTA, Federated Women's Clubs, Women's Legislative Council, American Legion Auxiliary, and Sorosis. She was named Utah's Man of the Year in Education in 1958. She died July 11, 1984.
2 oversize folders
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- Ballif family
- Civil Rights
- Educators -- Utah -- Biography
- Eggertsen family
- Equal rights amendments -- United States
- Feminism -- Utah
- Judges -- Utah -- Biography
- Lawyers -- Utah -- Biography
- Mormon women -- Utah -- Biography
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Sound recordings
- Utah -- Politics and government
- Women legislators -- Utah -- Biography