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Mitchell, David Richard, 1888-1957



  • Existence: 1888 - 1957

Biographical History

David Richard Mitchell (1888-1957) was an educator and school administrator in Utah.

David Richard Mitchell was born on August 10, 1888 to David and Louisa Holindrake Mitchell in American Fork, Utah. He attended and graduated from Brigham Young University in the 1910s before later entering into graduate studies in both Chicago and the University of Utah. He eventually taught school in Central Utah and later served as principal at Lehi High School between 1920-1938. He passed away in Lehi, Utah on February 20, 1957.

David Richard Mitchell, 2016: p. 7 (D. R. Mitchell) p. 20 (David Richard Mitchell; educator and high-school athletics administrator in Utah; retired as superintendent of Alpine School District, 1954; president of Utah State High School Athletic Association; b. Aug. 10, 1888 in American Fork, Utah; parents: David and Louisa Holindrake Mitchell; graduated from Brigham Young University, graduate work in Chicago, at Brigham Young University, and the University of Utah; taught school in central Utah; principal of Lehi High School, 1920-1938) p. 46 (d. Feb. 20, 1957 in Lehi, Utah)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David Richard Mitchell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8933
Scope and Contents

Contains a biography of David Richard Mitchell, as well as photographs and certicates from Mitchell's time at the university (including photos of his basketball team), and rolled certificates from Mitchell's time at BYU. Materials dated 1903-1918.

Dates: 1903-1918