Ivan J. Barrett
Barrett was born in Mendon, Utah. As a young man he served in the LDS Church's Central States Mission. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University and his master's degree from Brigham Young University. Barrett was a longtime employee of the Church Educational System filling many positions, including starting the first LDS Seminary in Nevada.
Barrett wrote Heroic Women of Mormondom; Major Lot Smith, Mormon Raider; Trumpet of God; Eph Hanks and Joseph Smith and the Restoration.
In the LDS Church, Barrett served as a branch president, bishop, district president (in Israel), stake president and patriarch, among other callings. He was also president of the Northwestern States Mission of the LDS Church from 1964 to 1966.
- BYU Magazine letters about Berrett
- Obituary, Deseret News, Aug. 18, 1999
- Deseret News, Aug. 19, 1999 article on Barrett's death
- Report of Barrett's being a speaker at Mendon May Day, 1959