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Shumway, R. Phil (Richard Phil), 1921-2008



  • Existence: 1921 - 2008

Biographical History

R. Phil Shumway (1921-2008) was a professor of animal science at Brigham Young University. He also served as a bishop and stake president in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in Orem, Utah.

Richard Phil Shumway autobiography, 1981, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

UPB files, March 16, 2001 (hdg.: Shumway, R. Phil; usage: R. Phil Shumway)

Richard Phil Shumway autobiographical sketch, 7 December 1998, L. Tom Perry Special Collections (b. 21 Aug. 1921, Taylor, Arizona; professor of animal science at Brigham Young University, 1949-1985)

Selected talks, 1988: t.p. (Richard Phil Shumway) spine (Phil Shumway)

Deseret News, website viewed 27 November 2013 (Richard Phil Shumway, 1921-2008; passed away Tuesday, October 7th; born and grew up in Arizona; World War II fighter pilot in the South Pacific; masters degree from Minnesota; PhD, Utah State; professor of animal science at BYU for 37 years; served on the Alpine School Board [Utah] and the Utah State School Board for 21 years; served four missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Merida Mexico, Guatamala, Switzerland, and hosting in the Joseph Smith Building on Temple Square; funeral services held in Orem, Utah)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

R. Phil Shumway autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330141]
Identifier: MSS SC 3104
Scope and Contents Recalls his early life in Taylor, Arizona; service in the U.S. Army Air Corps, 1942-1945, in Guadalcanal and elsewhere, including descriptions of ocean landing near New Hebrides in April 1944 and experiences prior to his rescue nine days later; education and professional activities; family life; community service, including on the Alpine School Board; and church service, especially in Orem, Utah. Includes details of his release as stake president in meetings presided over by Elder Theodore...
Dates: 1981

R. Phil Shumway papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486800]
Identifier: MSS 1917
Scope and Contents

Lecture notes, articles, examinations, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and diagrams. The materials relate to one of Shumway's animal science classes.

Dates: 1949-1988