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Hinckley, Edwin Smith, 1868-1929



  • Existence: 1868-1929

Biographical History

Edwin Smith Hinckley (1868-1929) was a professor and academic administrator in Utah.

Edwin Smith Hinckley was born on July 21, 1868 to Ira N. and Adelaide Hinckley in Cove Fort, Utah. He attended Brigham Young Academy and graduated from their high school and collegiate divisions. He went on to attend the University of Michigan. In 1890, Hinckley married Adeline Henry and had thirteen children. He served two missions, one in Michigan and another in Colorado. Hinckley joined the BYA faculty in 1895 and was the principal of Brigham Young High School from 1904-1909. While working at BYU he held the positions of a counselor to George H. Brimhall, dean of the Church Teachers College, and chief geologist. In 1915 Hinckley retired from BYU and became the superintendent of the state training school in Ogden. Hinckley died on November 15, 1929.


Edwin Smith Hinckley, 1868-1929, 1964

Wikipedia, via WWW, Apr. 28, 2015 (Edwin S. Hinckley; b. July 21, 1868 at Cove Fort, Utah; parents Ira N. and Adelaide Hinckley; attended Brigham Young Academy, graduated from high school and collegiate divisions; m. 1890 to Adeline Henry; attended University of Michigan; served missions in Mich. and Colo.; joined BYA faculty in 1895; 1904-1909, principal of Brigham Young High School; also served as counselor to George H. Brimhall and dean of the Church Teachers College; also chief geologist at BYU; retiring from BYU, 1915; then served as superintendent of the state training school in Ogden; d. Nov. 15, 1929)

Wikipedia, Aug. 4, 2015 (Edwin S. Hinckley; had thirteen children)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin Smith Hinckley : life and family

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1160
Scope and Contents Biography of Edwin Smith Hinckley. Hinckley was a professor at Brigham Young University and served as counselor to President George H. Brimhall. Includes a CD-ROM.
Dates: 1868-1929

Edwin Smith Hinckley papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 352
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, reports, and biographies. These materials relate to Hinckley's work at Brigham Young University as a faculty member and on the Alumni Association Board of Directors, as superintendent of the Utah State Industrial School, and as secretary of the Provo Chamber of Commerce. The biographies are eulogies given by Hinckley's friends and associates.
Dates: 1892-1962