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Weston, John N., 1916-1998

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1916-1998

Biographical History

John N. Weston (1916-1998) was a Union Pacific Railroad Engineer and amateur photographer from Utah.

John N. (Jack) Weston was born July 8, 1916 to John Henry and Metta Weston. He was raised primarily in Milford, Utah, with a few years spent in Cedar City. He attended college at the Branch Agricultural College (BAC), now known as Southern Utah University. He married Wilma Knell Spetember 1, 1939. He worked as a Union Pacific Railroad Engineer for 44 years, but took photographs as a hobby for his whole life. He died July 31, 1998.

Citation

UPB files, Feb. 13, 2014 (John N. Weston; b. July 8, 1916; parents John Henry and Metta Weston; raised in Milford, Utah; attended college at the Branch Agricultural College (BAC) now known as Southern Utah University; married Wilma Knell September 1, 1939; worked as Union Pacific Railroad Engineer for 44 years; took photographs as hobby his whole life; d. July 31, 1998)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John N. Weston, John Henry Weston, and Brad Weston collection

 Collection — Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 8213
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs taken by Weston family members. It includes 43 photographs taken between 1896 and 1977 pertaining to the railroad in Milford, Utah. There are also 7 photographs of a Utah Army Air Corps Air Show in Lyndall, Utah in 1931. There is also a collection of booklets and pamphlets that were given by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS Church) to youth during the 1950s.
Dates: approximately 1896-1977

John N. Weston slides of David O. McKay funeral

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7256
Abstract Slides of David O. McKay's funeral in 1970.
Dates: 1970