Brown, Hugh B., 1883-1975
- Existence: 1883 - 1975
Hugh B. Brown (1883-1975) was a lawyer, entrepreneur, and ecclesiastical leader for the CHurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Hugh Brown Brown was born October 24, 1883 in Granger, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the British Isles, and later served as president of the British Mission. After successful careers in law and oil development, he became the Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve in 1953. On April 10, 1958, he was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, and three years later, as a counselor in the First Presidency. He served as a counselor to President David O. McKay for nearly nine years. He died December 2, 1975 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Citation:His An abundant life, 1988: CIP t.p. (Hugh B. Brown) galley (Hugh B. Brown (1883-1975) served in the First Presidency of the LDS Church; from 1961 to 1970)
Utah history encyclopedia, via WWW, Oct. 4, 2011 (Hugh B. Brown; Hugh Brown Brown; b. Oct. 24, 1883 in Salt Lake City, Utah; d. Dec. 2, 1975; m. 1908 to Zina Young Card; served mission to England, 1904-1906; cowboy, farmer, soldier, businessman, lawyer, head of the Lethbridge Stake; moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1927; president of the British Mission, 1937-1940, 1944-1946; professor of religion at Brigham Young University, 1946-1949; assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve, 1953; member of the Quorum of the Twelve, 1958; member of the First Presidency, 1961-1970)
Wikipedia, Oct. 4, 2011 (b. in Granger, Utah; d. in Salt Lake City, Utah)
UPB files, September 21, 2011 (Hugh B. Brown was born 24 Oct. 1883 in Granger, Utah; he served an LDS mission to the British Isles, and later served as president of the British Mission; after successful careers in law and oil development, he became the Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve in 1953; on 10 April 1958, he was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, and three years later, as a counselor in the First Presidency; he served as a counselor to President David O. McKay for nearly nine years; he died 2 Dec. 1975 in Salt Lake City, Utah)
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Address given for Faculty Honor Night 1958.
Collection includes correspondence, books, pamphlets, lectures, and manuscripts. The material was written, received, or collected by Brown. The bulk of the material is from the 1960s and religious in nature, although many files also address political issues.
Contains two digital copies of a scrapbook of Hugh B. Brown on five CD-ROMs. The scrapbooks contain materials that document his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, with materials dating from between 1937 and 1938.
Materials include a Canadian dress uniform and hat, which belonged to Hugh B. Brown when he was an officer during the first World War (1914-1918). The uniform is red with white trim and gold metal on the shoulders. The hat is black and white.
Letter to all mission presidents in foreign areas from the First Presidency concerning “purchase of future branch meetinghouse sites in foreign areas,” 1961.
Correspondence from children and also various students and faculty of Brigham Young University following his devotional address given at BYU in May of 1969. Dated circa 1935-1969.
Contains correspondence from Hugh B. Brown to his wife and children; (hereafter, primarily to “Dot,” “Birdie,” and “Ed & Mary”). Topics include daily life, Hugh B. Brown's work, and family news. Dated circa 1905-1960.
- Collection 8
- Archival Object 3
- Digital Record 2
- Letters 7
- Photographs 4
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
- Mormon Church -- History 3
- Correspondence 2
- Material Types 2
- Military 2
- Missions and Missionaries 2
- Mormon women -- Utah 2
- Politics, Government, and Law 2
- Biographies 1
- Books 1
- Boy Scouts -- Canada -- History 1
- CD-ROMs 1
- Canada 1
- Church Government 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Cloaks 1
- College presidents 1
- Colleges and Universities 1
- Education 1
- Lectures 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Military uniforms 1
- Missionaries 1
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Great Britain 1
- Mormon missionaries -- Great Britain 1
- Notes 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Press releases 1
- Provo (Utah) 1
- Reports 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 1
- Utah -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Canada 1 + ∧ less