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Wolsey, Heber G. (Heber Grant), 1922-



  • Existence: 1922 - 2015

Biographical History

Heber G. Wolsey (1922-2015) is a former communications professor, academic administrator, and public communications director in Utah.

Heber Grant Wolsey was born on November 5, 1922 to Luther Justin Wolsey and Mary Eliza Spence in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. He became a United States citizen while serving during World War II in the Army Air Force. Wolsey married Fay Parrish Wolsey on August 19, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas. They were later sealed in the Cardston, Alberta temple on December 06, 1944 and together had nine children. He received eduation at Brigham Young University, Northwestern University, and Michigan State University. Wolsey worked as a seminary teacher and for KSL Corporation, Gillham Advertising Agency, and Southern Utah University. He eventually became a professor at Brigham Young University where he taught in the Communications department and was Assistant to the Communications department President. Wolsey became the Director of Public Relations for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's Public Communications Department in 1978. On May 25, 2015 he passed away in Orem, Utah.

The history of radio station KSL, 1971: t.p. (Heber G. Wolsey) prelim. leaf 2 (Heber Grant Wolsey, b. 1922)

College of Fine Arts and Communications wiki, August 3, 2015 (Heber G. Wolsey; b. in Cardston, Alberta on January 5, 1922, Canada; d. in Orem, Utah on May 25, 2015; graduated from Brigham Young University in 1942 in business administration; became a citizen of the United States while serving in the Army Air Force during World War II; received a PhD from Michigan State University; member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; director of the Church's Public Communications Department on January 1, 1978; professor of Communications at Brigham Young University and the former assistant to the President of Communications at BYU; m. Fay Parrish, has nine children)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Heber G. Wolsey policy, procedure and correspondence files, 1957-1971

Identifier: UA 917 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Contains various files and records.

Dates: Other: 1957-1971

Inside the Wilkinson era

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233259842]
Identifier: UA 871
Scope and Contents

Interview by Heber G. Wolsey with Ben E. Lewis, Robert K. Thomas, Harvey Taylor, Sam Brewster, and Bruce L. Olsen concerning their personal experiences with Ernest L. Wilkinson. Wilkinson's resignation as president of Brigham Young University had been announced in March 1971, and the inteviews were recorded as a tribute to him.

Dates: 1971 May 25