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Peterson, Charles S. (Charles Savage) Edit


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  • 1927- (Existence)

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  • Peterson, Charles S. (Charles Savage)


  • Biographical Statement

    Charles Savage Peterson was born January 30, 1927 in Snowflake, Arizona. Peterson holds a BA, 1952, from Brigham Young University in animal husbandry; an MA, 1956, from Brigham Young University in history; and a PhD from the University of Utah in history. He served as history instructor and dean of instruction at College of Eastern Utah, 1958-1968; assistant professor, University of Utah, 1968-1969; Assistant secretary-treasurer, Organization of American Historians, 1968-1969; director, Utah State Historical Society, 1969-1981; and professor of history, Utah State University, 1971-1989.