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Boyce, Doren Benjamin, 1914-1989



  • Existence: 1914 - 1989

biographical statement

Doren Benjamin Boyce (1914-1989) was a financial officer at the Topaz Relocation Camp.

Doren Benjamin Boyce was born on July 1, 1914. He was born and raised in Salt Lake City. He studed accounting and business training at Henager's Business College. His first job was secretary to the manager of Z.C.M.I.'s transportation department, where he quickly became assistant manager. He also worked with the Soil Conservation Service in Salt Lake City until August 20, 1942 where he went to Topaz as assistant fiscal accountant. He was promoted to auditor, fiscal accountant, and finally financial officer in 1944. He married Mildred Moss. At Topaz he was also president of the L.D.S. branch. He also served as the mayor of South Ogden City from 1950-1957. He died on December 6, 1989.

Doren Benjamin Boyce papers, MSS 7980. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. (born July 1, 1914, Salt Lake City; studied accounting and business training at Henager's Business College, first job as secretary to manager of Z.C.M.I.'s transportation department, became assistant manager, wroked with Soil Conservation Service until 1942, went to work at Topaz as assistant fiscal accountant, promoetd to auditor, fiscal accountant, financial officer. Married Mildred Moss, president of Topaz LDS Branch.), May 31, 2012. (Doren Boyce, b. 1914.). (Born July 1, 1914, died December 6, 1989.)

South Ogden City Sound, April 2011. Accessed May 31, 2012. (served as mayor of South Ogden from 1950-1957.)

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Doren Benjamin Boyce papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233616637]
Identifier: MSS 7980
Scope and Contents Contains information on Doren Benjamin Boyce's work at the Topaz Relocation Camp. Includes his correspondence with friends and camp administrative officials, as well as inventories and receipts for purchases made because of the camp and other financial documents. Also includes records about the camp, mostly orinetation materials about the purpose and function of Topaz. Collection also contains some documents about the members of the camp, as well as newspaper clippings and articles on...
Dates: approximately 1942-1983