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Jeppson, Wilma, 1895-1939


Biographical History

Wilma Jeppson (1895-1939) was a professor of physical education in Utah.

Wilma Jeppson was born on July 23, 1895 to Hans Jeppson and Dorothy Riggs. She taught physical education in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was recruited by Eugene Roberts to teach at Brigham Young University in 1923. She received her bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in 1927, and completed a master's degree at Columbia University in 1930.

Jeppson served as the director of the BYU Women's Athletic Association in 1932. She also served on the board of directors of the Deseret Gymnasium, and as a member of the general board of the Primary Association.

Jeppson died on January 28, 1939 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The book of leadership, 1926: t.p. (Wilma Jeppson)

Recreational Leadership syllabus, 1929 (Wilma Jeppson)

FamilySearch, 13 July 2010 (Wilma Jeppson; b. 23 Jul 1895; d. Jan 1939)

Daily herald, Jan. 29, 1939: p. 1 (Wilma Jeppson; associate professor of physical education for women; member of general board of Primary Association; parents, Hans Jeppson and Dorothy Riggs; joined Brigham Young University faculty, 1923; recruited from Salt Lake city schools by Gene Roberts; member of board of directors of Deseret Gymnasium; BA, Brigham Young University, 1927; MS, Columbia University, 1930; d. Jan. 28, 1939 in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Department of Religious Education syllabus and student manual

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233260022]
Identifier: UA 775
Scope and Contents

Contains syllabi and student manuals on recreational leadership and social dance from the Department of Religious Education and Leadership Week, dated 1929 and 1933.

Dates: 1929; 1933