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Tingey, Dale Thomas

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1924-

Biographical History

Dale Thomas Tingey (1924- ) is an educator and proponent for the advancement of Native American education.

Dale Thomas Tingey was born on May 5, 1924 in Centerville, Utah to parents Wesley Earl Tingey and Ivy Gladys Parsons Tingey. He worked on his family's farm from a very young age. Dale began taking flying lessons in high school, and he eventually joined the United States Air Force. Later, Dale served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Czechoslovakia. Dale married Jeanette Dursteller on October 27, 1950 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Utah in 1952, his master's degree from Brigham Young University in 1955, and his doctorate degree from Washington State University in 1957. His career involved extending education to the Native American population. In 1968, he served as a mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ in the Southwest Indian Mission. Dale worked for and eventually became director of American Indian Services in Utah. In 2012, he assumed the title of director emeritus.

Citation

Same drum, different beat, 2003: page 1 (Dale Thomas Tingey; born May 5, 1924 in Centerville, UT; parents Wesley Earl Tingey and Ivy Gladys Parsons Tingey; worked on his family's farm from a very young age; began taking flying lessons in high school) page 8 (joined the United States Air Force) page 16 (served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Czechoslovakia) page 25 (married Jeanette Dursteller on Oct. 7, 1950 in Salt Lake City, UT) page 27 (received bachelor's degree from University of Utah in 1952; received master's degree from BYU in 1955) page 43 (received doctorate degree from Washington State University in 1957) page 79 (career involved extending education to the Native American population) page 94 (worked for and became director of American Indian Services)

American Indian Services website, via WWW, Nov. 12, 2018 (assumed title of director emeritus in 2012; AIS based in Utah)

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

William E. Berrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 889
Scope and Contents Contains minutes, correspondence, reports, course outlines, newsletters, speeches, pamphlets, lists, recommendations, and Division of Religion faculty applications. Correspondence concerns Student Military Relations Committee, faculty, and LDS Institute assistant administrators Alma P. Burton, Boyd K. Packer, and Dale T. Tingey.
Dates: 1938-1966

Correspondence: chronological and alphabetical 1, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Alphabetical files for 1972. Chronological files for 1972. Alphabetical files for 1974.
Dates: Other: 1972-1974

Correspondence: chronological and alphabetical 2, 1973

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Alphabetical correspondence files, A-Y (except Q, U, X).
Dates: Other: 1973

Correspondence: chronological and alphabetical 3, 1975

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 5

Correspondence: chronological and alphabetical 4, 1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note Alphabetical correspondence files, A-Y (except Q, W).
Dates: Other: 1976

Correspondence: incoming 1, 1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Incoming correspondence files for the year, January-December.
Dates: Other: 1974

Correspondence: incoming 2, 1973

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents note Incoming correspondence files for the year, January-December.
Dates: Other: 1973

Correspondence: incoming 3, 1975

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Incoming correspondence files for the year, January-December.
Dates: Other: 1975

Correspondence: incoming 4, 1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 8

General missionary files, 1964-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Indian education ideas, reports and papers on peyotism, fimlstrip scripts, talk notebook, travel schedules, Zone Conference and Mission Presidency meeting materials, Lamanite Programs materials, correspondence, missionary ideas, mission addresses, papers from a Professional Development workshop, suggestions for married coupls, Lamanite Priesthood Conference materials, missionary reunion papers, history of the Southwest Indian Mission, etc.
Dates: Other: 1964-1974