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Stohlton, John B. (John Bailey), 1936-



  • Existence: 1936-

Biographical History

John B. Stohlton (born 1936) is a former lawyer, academic administrator, and religion professor in Utah.

John Bailey Stohlton was born on December 25, 1936. He attended Brigham Young University, and converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during his studies. Stohlton graduated in 1960, then attended George Washington University Law School. He received his law degree in 1964 and returned to California to practice law.

In 1984, Stohlman returned to BYU as assistant executive vice president. He was released from his administrative position in 1999, and began teaching full time in Religious Education.

Stohlton has served in the Church in various positions, including bishop and stake president. He also served as president of the Australia Melbourne Mission from 1991 to 1994.


What think you of Thanksgiving?, 1984: t.p. (John B. Stohlton)

Phone call to BYU Alumni Records, Aug. 8, 2000 (John Bailey Stohlton, b. 25 December 1936)

Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Nov. 26, 2014 (John B. Stohlton; graduated from Brigham Young University, 1960; joined Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during school; graduated George Washington University Law School, 1964; practiced law in Calif. for 20 years; 1984, returned to BYU as assistant executive vice president; began teaching religion classes, 1985; moved to full time teaching, 1999; served as Bishop, Stake President, and Mission President of Australia Melbourne Mission (1991-1994); parents of nine children)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 934
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files of John B. Stohlton, including some files of his predecessors, W. Rolfe Kerr and Fred A. Schwendiman. Includes materials on student life, special events, housing, food, athletics, committees, university relations, personnel, alumni, and related topics. Also includes retained copies of correspondence, 1984-1989.
Dates: 1970-1989

Current projects

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 745
Scope and Contents Booklet advertising the services of the Instructional Technology Center (ITC) by highlighting specific projects done in collaboration with other campus agencies. Accompanied by a cover letter, 20 January 1998, from John B. Stohlton, acting interim director, to "Dear Faculty Member."
Dates: 1997

John B. Stohlton papers on the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5576
Scope and Contents Contains bylaws, e-mails, faxes, tax status and returns, programs and schedules, solicitations, financial statements, university files, meeting minutes, and other materials concerning the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities including those specifically relating to the activities of Brigham Young University within that organization, 1979-2006.
Dates: 1979-2006