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Jerry Dean

Jerry Dean

Gerald “Jerry” R. Dean lived in our neighborhood from his birth in 1928 until his marriage to Connie in 1951.  He resided first at 1575 East Roosevelt and later at 1525 South 1600 East.  Jerry and Connie are the parents of two sons and one daughter.

Audio Interview

Here is an interview with Jerry recollecting his years in the neighborhood.  The soundtracks are followed by photos.

The interviews and related files are shared with the written consent of the interviewee under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  (Note: Index times are approximate. Variations in browsers and operating systems may cause some timing discrepancies. Please use the audio player controls to fine tune the section you’re interested in.)

Interview 1 (09/29/2015, 1:00:10)


Stucco duplex at 1575 East Roosevelt Avenue where Jerry was born in 1928
Jerry and mother Myrtle, 1928
Jerry and Father Earl, 1928
Mother Myrtle and Jerry
Jerry, father Earl, and mother Myrtle, ca. 1935
Uintah Grade School original buildings
Wasatch Ward chapel
Dean family home, 1483 South 1600 East, house facing west, ca. 1935
Dean family home, 1483 South 1600 East ca. 1935
Mother Myrtle and family home, 1483 South 1600 East ca. 1952
(L to R) Verl O’Brien, Doug Kimball, Harvey Jarman, Jerry Dean, Don Reimann, Dave Stephens, Jay Newman – Wasatch Ward Deacons’ Quorum, ca. 1940
Reunion of Wasatch Ward Deacons Quorum, 1980s
Jerry’s first car, 1930 Chevrolet coupe
Jerry and mother Myrtle with Jerry’s first car in back, 1945
Friends at the Rainbow Rendezvous (L to R) Dave Bean, Miss Lunt. Glenn Jenson, Joy Snyder, Jerry Dean, Earlene Van Waggoner, Diane McMaster, Gene McCoun, 1945
Jerry, high school senior photo, 1946
Neighborhood friends (L to R) Glenn Jensen, Gene McCoun, Jerry Dean (18 yrs. old), Tom Green, ca. 1946
Utah State Championship Team (East High) 1946
Jerry, mission photo, 1948


Below are documents provided by Jerry.

East High diploma presented during graduation ceremony, 1946
East High Diploma, 1946

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