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Alam C Peterson

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s

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Title Alam C Peterson
Description and was welcomed by his family and many friends. He had passed his first range or front successfully. He had been a good soldier When he was in the service in France, his buddies would often go into some of the towns to drink and party. Alma, of course, would be asked to join them He always refused. He wrote in his Journal "I always had a mental picture of the girl 1 would like to be my own, but as yet I hadn't met her. I pictured her as being a little shorter than I, dark complexioned, and with a kind and loving disposition. ! wanted to be worthy of her " A few years after his return from the war he found her, Mary Rust, the girl of his dreams. They were married September 26, 1923. They became the parents of five sons. The first one died in infancy, the other four lived to have families of their own, and they and their children are a credit to Alma and Mary. By their fruits ye shall know them. Now Alma was at the "Home front." He was a loving husband, a devoted father and an adoring grandpa. He provided well for his family and there was love and peace in his home. Alma was a great blessing in his and Mary's extended families He was always a pillar of strength to his two widowed sisters and their children. His wife's sister lived with them much of the time while she attended high school. He treated her as he would have, had she been his own daughter. When Mary's parents were no longer able to care for themselves, he graciously opened his home to them and they lived there until they passed away. Alma did real well on the Scout range. He was a scoutmaster of the Manti South Ward troop when they were first chartered. During the years that followed, Alma received his Wood Badge Beads, The Scouter's Award, the Scoutmaster's Key, the Silver Beaver award, and the fifty-year Diamond service pin. He served for fifty-one consecutive years in scouting On the community front he was always active. He served as city recorder, clerk of the South Sanpete School District and as a 33
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326381
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326381