The purpose of this thesis is to examine the two gubernatorial terms of J. Bracken Lee, Governor of Utah 1948-1956, and the effect he had on education during these years. Lee has been accused by his detractors of being opposed to education. He has been defended by his supporters as being a friend whose only desire was to have education operated on a sound fiscal basis. During his two terms as governor he was almost constantly involved in some dispute with the education people in the state and was frequently on the defensive against anti-education charges.
College and Department
Family, Home, and Social Sciences; History
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Reynolds, Elwin Lee, "J. Bracken Lee and Utah Public Education" (1973). Theses and Dissertations. 5067.
Education, Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints