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Olsen, Orrin James, 1953-

 Person

Biographical History

Orrin James Olsen (born 1953) played professional football for the Kansas City Chiefs in 1976.

Orrin James Olsen was born in Logan, Utah, and graduated from Orem High School in 1971. He attended Brigham Young University playing college football and earning a degree in Business Management. In 1976, he was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs, playing one season. He married in 1974 and is the father of 7 children. He currently works for LDS Philanthropies.

Citation

UPB files, May 9, 2019 (Orin James Olsen; born 1953 in Logan, Utah; 1971 Orem High School graduation; studied Business Management at BYU; played college football at BYU; drafted by KC Chiefs in 1976; married in 1974; father of 7 children; works for LDS Philanthropies)

Wikipedia, April 9, 2020 ǂb (Orrin James Olsen; born July 7, 1953; American football center in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs; played one season in 1976)

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Fred Turley missionary album, 1915-1917

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 20
Identifier: MSS 3070
Scope and Contents Contains two identical compact discs containing historical pictures from the mission of Fred A. Turley, dated 1915 to 1917.
Dates: 1915-1917

Full report of the funeral service of President Edward Stevenson, 1897

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: MSS 3070
Scope and Contents Contains a full, typed report of the funeral services of President Edward Stevenson, one of the seven presidents of the Seventy for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1894 and 1897. Created 1897.
Dates: 1897

Lucy A. Rice Clark letters and poem, 1921-1923

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 18-19
Identifier: MSS 3070
Scope and Contents Contains two letters written by Lucy A. Rice Clark written between 1921 and 1923. Also included is a poem written by Lucy, around 1922-1923, to comfort her family after the death of Orlando Clark Barrus, her grandson. Materials created between 1921 and 1923.
Dates: 1921-1923

Mary Elizabeth Clark Barrus family papers, 1897-1961

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3070 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and autobiographical writings written by Mary Elizabeth Clark Barrus. These writings outline her life, her testimony and dreams, and poetry penned by Barrus. Also included are photographs, circa 1940. Materials created between 1897 and 1961.
Dates: 1897-1961

Merle Barrus Olsen letter, 1961

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSS 3070
Scope and Contents Letter written by Merle Barrus Olsen to her children regarding the death and funeral of her mother, Mary Elizabeth Clark Barrus. Created 1961.
Dates: 1961

Orrin James Olsen collection on Orrin Orlando Barrus and Mary Elizabeth Clark Barrus family

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3070
Scope and Contents Contains autobiographical writings and family records pertaining to members of the Orrin Orlando Barrus and Mary Elizabeth Clark family, created between the years 1897 and 1961 in Utah. Information regarding their personal lives and ecclesiastical work are presented. Included are letters, diaries, and photographs of Orrin, Mary, their children, and their grandchildren. Also contains documents pertaining to Fred A. Turley and Edward Stevenson. Materials created 1897 to 1961.
Dates: 1897-1961

Orlando Clark Barrus papers, 1917-1922

 Series — Box: 2, Folder: 6-16
Identifier: MSS 3070 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating to the mission of Orlando Clark Barrus, including mission journals, outgoing letters, and certificates. Also included is his patriarchal blessing, given in 1917. Materials created between 1917 and 1922.
Dates: 1917-1922

Orrin Orlando Barrus family papers, 1922-1958

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3070 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains autobiographical writings by Orrin Orlando Barrus, including a photocopy of his written will, circa 1940-1949. Also included are letters written by various officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Barrus regarding the death of his son, and an invitation to serve in the Logan temple. Materials created between 1922 and 1958.
Dates: 1922-1958