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Jeppson, Lawrence S., approximately 1935-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: approximately 1935-

Biographical History

Lawrence S. Jeppson (approx. 1935- ) is a business owner in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lawrence S. Jeppson was born in approximately 1935 to parents Robert Baird and Elsie Smith Jeppson.

In 1945 he attended Oregon State College where he studied civil engineering and graduated from the army specialized training program. From 1946to 1948 he attended the University of Utah, graduating with a Bachelors in Journalism. He went on to Boston University from 1951 to 1952, receiving a Masters in Public Relations. He finished off his education at the University of Nevada-Reno with his graduate study in 1951.

He owns his own business in Salt Lake City, Utah and has previously lived in North Brunswick, New Jersey and Bethesda, Maryland.

Citation

FamilySearch, via WWW, March 17, 2015 (Lawrence S. Jeppson was born in approximately 1935 to parents Robert Baird and Elsie Smith Jeppson).

LinkedIn, via WWW, March 17, 2015 (In 1945 he attended Oregon State College where he studied civil engineering and graduated from the army specialized training program; attended the University of Utah, graduating with a Bachelors in Journalism; went on to Boston University from 1951-1952, receiving a Masters in Public Relations; finished off his education at the University of Nevada-Reno with his graduate study in 1951).

Intelius.com, via WWW, March 17, 2015 (He owns his own business in Salt Lake City, Utah and has previously lived in North Brunswick, New Jersey and Bethesda, Maryland).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Morris R. Jeppson collection of "The Only Surviving Parts of the First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7646
Scope and Contents Contains a booklet with photocopies of the handwritten account of Morris R. Jeppson and his experience dropping the atomic bomb. He worked as the weapons electronics officer and made sure the bomb was properly armed before it was released. He shares information on how the bomb worked and his specific role in the process. News articles honoring Jeppson are also included. Photo copies of select documents relating to his Air Force service, and other photographs may be found with the materials....
Dates: Approximately 1945-2001