Oaks, Dallin H.Variant names
Dallin H. Oaks served as president of Brigham Young University from 1971 to 1980.
From the description of Law School Dedication remarks, 5 September 1975. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 60658080
From the description of Law School Dedication remarks, 5 September 1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367906255
Dallin H. Oaks received his J. D. from the University of Chicago. Marvin S. Hill received his Ph. D. from the University of Chicago. While students at the University of Chicago they became interested in problems in Mormon legal history. A preliminary search of the Hancock County Court houses in Carthage revealed many original documents that were used to write Carthage Conspiracy.
From the description of Carthage Conspiracy research files, ca. 1970-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145434874
Dallin H. Oaks, a native of Provo, Utah, was president of Brigham Young University from 1971 to 1980. Following his resignation as president of Brigham Young University, he served as a justice of the Utah Supreme Court from 1980 until his resignation in 1984 to accept a calling as an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
From the description of Brigham Young University President's Records, 1971-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81450664
President of BYU, 1971-1980.
From the description of Brigham Young University president's scrapbooks, 1971-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82833613
Dallin H. Oaks (born 1932) a native of Provo, Utah, served as president of Brigham Young University, a Utah Supreme Court justice, and apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dallin H. Oaks was born on August 12, 1932 in Provo, Utah. He Oaks was married on June 24, 1952 to June Dixon. They had six children. June passed away in July 1998 of cancer. Oaks remarried on August 25, 2000 to Kristen Meredith McMain. Oaks graduated from Brigham Young University in 1954 with a degree in accounting. He went on to graduate from the University of Chicago Law School in 1957. He practiced law and taught law in Chicago, including working on the University of Chicago Law faculty in 1961.
He was nominated president of Brigham Young University and served from 1971 to 1980. Following his presidency he served as a justice of the Utah Supreme Court from 1980 until 1984. Upon his resignation from the Utah Supreme Court Oaks began service as an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Brigham Young University President (1903- ) is the chief executive officer and general manager of the University.
Brigham Young University has had a president since Brigham Young Academy was changed to Brigham Young University in 1903. While the school was still called Brigham Young Academy the head officer was titled principal.
The Board of Trustees delegates to the University President the responsibility to conduct the operations of the institution and administer the policies enacted by the board. Since 1996, the President of the university has also been a General Authority of the Church.
Past and present Brigham Young University presidents include George H. Brimhall (1903-1921), Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945), Howard S. McDonald (1945-1949), (acting president) Christian Jensen (1949-1951), Ernest L. Wilkinson (1951-1971), Dallin H. Oaks (1971-1980), Jeffrey R. Holland (1980-1989), Rex E. Lee (1989-1995), Merrill J. Bateman (1996-2003), and Cecil O. Samuelson (2003- ).
From the guide to the Office of the President records, 1971-1980, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)
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