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Thornton Young Booth
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1918
Provo
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 2002
Logan
Cache County
Utah, USA

Stanford Alumni Magazine May/June 2003:

Thornton Young Booth, PhD ’51 (English), of Logan, Utah, July 2, at 84. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young U. in 1941. During World War II and the Korean War, he served in the Army, rising to the rank of captain.

He became an assistant professor at Utah State U. in 1953 and, after serving as head of the English department and dean of the College of Humanities and Arts, he retired in 1988 as professor emeritus.

Survivors: his wife of 56 years, Nan; two sons, James and Geoffrey; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters.

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Thornton Young Booth
Date: July 6, 2002

Thornton Young Booth, (TY) age 84, died July 02, 2002, in Logan, Utah, of natural causes. He was son, brother, husband, father, master teacher, scholar, author, soldier, and above all else, friend to all he knew and touched. He will be missed.

Born March 14, 1918, in Provo, Utah, to Judge Alfred Lewis and Edith Young Booth, third of six children and only son. He married Nan Chipman, Dec. 26, 1945. Educated in the Provo schools; graduated 1935; LDS Mission (England) 1937-39 where he was the...

Author: The Salt Lake Tribune
Page: B7
Word Count: 483
Publication: Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Article ID: 100E449F9D5F0378 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alfred Lewis Booth (1864 - 1947)
  Edith Harriet Young Booth (1887 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Nan Nicholes Chipman Booth (1920 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Editha Booth (1903 - 1991)**
  Leona Booth White (1905 - 1998)**
  Thornton Young Booth (1918 - 2002)
  Virginia Booth Allred (1920 - 2012)*
  Margery Marie Booth Neville (1922 - 2009)*
  Phyllis Elsie Booth Phillips (1924 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
American Fork Cemetery
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Lee Drew
Record added: Nov 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43976612
Thornton Young Booth
Added by: Lee Drew
 
Thornton Young Booth
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