Sterling M. McMurrin

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Sterling Moss McMurrin (b. January 12, 1914 Woods Cross, Utah - d. April 6, 1996) was an unconventional[clarify] Mormon theologian and Philosophy professor at the University of Utah. He served as United States Commissioner of Education in the administration of President John F. Kennedy.

According to the College of Humanities at the University of Utah,

“Sterling M. McMurrin’s long career -- as teacher, scholar, administrator, and advisor to major national corporations, foundations, and federal agencies and as a perceptive observer of the human condition -- is virtually unparalleled among the native sons and daughters of Utah.”[1]

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