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Bennion, John Serge, 1953-

 Person

Biographical History

John Serge Bennion (1953-) is a professor of English at Brigham Young University.

John Serge Bennion was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1953. He grew up in Vernon, Utah attended Tooele junior and high schools. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Navajo Nation. Upon completing his mission, Bennion went onto to receive a bachelor's degree in English with a certificate in secondary teaching from Brigham Young University. He married Karla on June 10, 1977. Bennion taught at Sanpete Junior High and Juab Middle School where he worked while earning his MA degree from Brigham Young University. In 1984, they moved to Houston for five years while he completed his PhD in Literature and Creative Writing. In 1989, Bennion and his family returned to Utah where he joined the BYU faculty as an English professor. He writes novels, short fiction, and essays on the Western Utah desert.

Citation

Fairlatterdaysaints.org, via WWW, July 26, 2021 (John Bennion born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1953. Grew up in Vernon, Utah attended Tooele junior and high schools. Served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Navajo Nation. Upon completing his mission, went onto to receive a bachelor's degree in English with a certificate in secondary teaching from Brigham Young University. Married Karla on June 10, 1977. Taught at Sanpete Junior High and Juab Middle School, worked while earning his MA degree from Brigham Young University. In 1984, moved to Houston for five years while he completed his PhD in Literature and Creative Writing. In 1989, Bennion and his family returned to Utah where he joined the BYU faculty as an English professor. Writes novels, short fiction, and essays on the Western Utah desert)

BYU College of Humanities, via WW, July 26, 2021 (John Serge Bennion)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Association for Mormon Letters corporate records, 1981-1994

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2205 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Corporate records of The Association of Mormon Letters.
Dates: Other: 1981-1994

Association for Mormon Letters newsletter and annual program production materials, 1979-1999

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2205 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Newsletters and and annual program production materials of The Association of Mormon Letters.
Dates: Other: 1979-1999

Association of Mormon Letters records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2205
Abstract Contains the corporate records (articles of incorporation, bylaws, tax exemption status documents, list of officers, etc.), select correspondence of officers, membership lists, association newsletters (drafts and final copy) and Internet list serve material. File materials are dated from 1979 to 1999. The files were created by association officers Levi S. Peterson of Weber State University (Ogden, Utah) and John S. Bennion of Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah). The association's purpose,...
Dates: 1979-1999