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Wakefield, Leland B., 1919-2004

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1919-2004

Biographical History

Leland B. Wakefield (1919-2004) was a long-time owner-operator of Wakefield's, Inc. an independent piano, music, electronics, and appliance store, in Provo, Utah. He served as branch president of the Brigham Young University 1st Branch in the Brigham Young University 6th Stake from approximately 1977-1985.

Citation

UPB Files, January 23, 2018, (Served as Branch President in the BYU 1st Branch.)

Deseret News, December 24, 2004 (Leland Bert Wakefield; born March 1, 1919 in Butte, Montana; long-time owner-operator of Wakefield's, Inc. an independent piano, music, electronics, and appliance store (43 years); served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II; bishop of the BYU 1st Ward for eight years; died December 20, 2004) http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/deseretnews/obituary.aspx?n=leland-b-wakefield&pid=2955028.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Brigham Young University 1st Branch quarterly historical reports

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Identifier: MSS 9011
Scope and Contents Contains historical reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brigham Young University 1st Branch (Provo, Utah), the first student branch at Brigham Young University. Descibes the Branch's activities, callings and releases. Includes lists of sustainings and releases, lists of all the Branch's callings, and quarterly reports. Also covers the history of the Brigham Young Universty First Branch from approximately 1956-1977, including being twice reassigned to a different stake,...
Dates: approximately 1956-1977