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lecturer , performing artist , writer

Dora Dutson Flack, American writer, performing artist, lecturer. Recipient numerous state and national writing awards, including Utah Arts Council, 1969, 73-75, 77, 80, 84, Bountiful Total Citizen award Utah Chamber of Commerce, 1993; named Bountiful's Citizen of Year Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Elks Lodge 2442, 1998.

Background

Flack, Dora Dutson was born on July 9, 1919 in Kimberly, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Alonzo Edmund and Iona (James) Dutson.

Education

Student Brigham Young University, University Utah, Utah State University.

Career

Executive secretary Utah State National Bank, Salt Lake City, 1938-1946. Author: (with Vernice G. Rosenvall and Mabel H. Miller) Wheat for Manitoba.Why and How,1952. England's First Mormon Convert, 1957.

(with Louise Nielson) Dutson Family History, 1957, 2d review edit, 1998. What About Christmas?,1971. Fun with Fruit Preservation, 1972.

(with others) The Joy of Being a Woman, 1972. (with Lula P. Betenson) Butch Cassidy, My Brother,1975. Dry and Save, 1976 (United States Information Service selection for Internat.Book Fair, Cairo, 1978).

(with Janice T. Dixon) Preserving Your Past, 1977. Christmas Magic, 1977. Testimony in Bronze, 1980.

(with KarlaC. Erickson) Gifts Only You Can Give, 1984. Bread Baking Made Easy, 1984. (with others) Flood Fighters, 1984, (with others) Celebration of Christmas, 1988, Christmas Magic All Year Long, 1991, Bountiful Centennial Cemetery Historical Walking Tour, 1992, Centennial Contest Collection, 1992, Dwellings^ 90 Homes in Bountiful Built Before 1900, 1992.

Author: History of Bountiful Centennial, 1995. History of League of Utah Writers, 1996. Contributor numerous articles, stories to history, religious and homemaking magazines.

Performing artist western United States. Television and radio appearances. Member literature panel Utah Arts Council, 1979-1981.

Member of faculty Brigham Young U. Education Week, 1976-1983. Member of faculty World Conference on Records, Salt Lake City, 1980.

Views

Very close and personal relationship between God and each individual is possible because God is literally the father of all human beings.

Membership

Member literature panel Utah Arts Council, 1979-1981. Member of faculty Brigham Young U. Education Week, 1976-1983. Member of faculty World Conference on Records, Salt Lake City, 1980.

Member Utah Governor's Committee on Employment Handicapped, 1975-1981. Member League Utah Writers (Writer of Year award 1982), National League American Pen Women, Daus. Utah Pioneers.

Connections

Married A. LeGrand Flack, January 7, 1946. Children: Marc Douglas, Lane LeGrand, Kent Dutson, Marlane, Karen, Marie.

father:
Alonzo Edmund Dutson

mother:
Iona (James) Dutson

spouse:
A. LeGrand Flack

child:
Lane LeGrand Flack

child:
Marlane Flack

child:
Marc Douglas Flack

child:
Marie Flack

child:
Karen Flack

child:
Kent Dutson Flack