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Reid, Howard T. (1916-1998)



  • Existence: 1916 - 1998

Biographical History

Howard T. Reid (1916-1998) was an academic administrator and counselor in Utah. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Howard Tennant Reid was born on November 16, 1916 in Manti, Utah to John Carter Reid and Margaret Alice Tennant. He was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Manti, and studied at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah following high school. In 1940 he completed a bachelor's degree in music and English from Brigham Young University.

In 1942 Reid enlisted in the United States Navy, and served as an officer for four years during World War II. Following the war he returned to Utah to marry Dorothy Jean Pederson. They had three children.

Reid then returned to his education, studying at the University of Southern California. He earned a master's degree in education in 1947, and an EdD in guidance counseling in 1949. After graduating he took a position as dean of men and professor of education at Colorado State College in Greeley, Colorado. In 1953 he joined the faculty of Brigham Young University, where he remained until his retirement in 1982. During his time at the university he served as acting director of the Summer School (1955-1958) and chairman of the Counseling Service (1955-1957).

Reid was active in the Church, and served in a number of leadership positions including district president, bishop, and high councilor.

He passed away on February 22, 1998 in Orem, Utah.

Career exploration workbook, 1978: title page (Howard T. Reid)

Brigham Young University annual catalogue, 1955: page 38 (Howard T. Reid, acting director of Summer School; Ariel S. Ballif, acting dean of Summer School)

Brigham Young University catalog of courses, 1957: page 12 (Howard T. Reid, acting director of Summer School)

Brigham Young University annual catalogue, 1955: page 37 (Howard T. Reid, chairman of Counseling Service) page 59 (associate professor of personnel and guidance; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University, 1940; master's degree, University of Southern California, 1947; EdD, University of Southern California, 1949; began at Brigham Young University, 1953)

Familysearch, via WWW, May 14, 2020 (Howard Tennant Reid; b. Nov. 16, 1916 in Manti, Utah; parents: John Carter Reid and Margaret Alice Tennant; baptised into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1924; m. July 25, 1946 in Manti, Utah to Dorothy Jean Pederson; d. Feb. 22, 1998 in Orem, Utah), via WWW, May 14, 2020 (Howard T. Reid; Howard Tennant Reid; Howard Reid; served in U.S. Navy, 1942- )

Daily herald, Feb. 24, 1998: page A6 (Howard Tennant Reid; raised in Manti, Utah; graduated Snow College in music, 1937; bachelor's degree, English and music, 1940; joined U.S. Navy, serving four years as an officer; master's in education, University of Southern California; EdD in guidance counseling, University of Southern California; dean of men and education professor, Colorado State College, Greely, 1949-1953; faculty member at Brigham Young University, 1953-1982; served in Church leadership positions, including district president, high council, and bishop; three children)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Counseling Service records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 538
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, questionnaires, minutes, reports, and student test scores related to the Counseling Service. Materials date from between 1945 and 1959.

Dates: 1945-1959