Happy 90th Birthday!: Elden Jackman

Saturday , November 25, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Reader Submitted

The magic day arrived. Elden Jackman turned 90 on November, 19, 2017.

Elden has lived a full life in several different states. He graduated from Woodbury, Business University in Los Angeles, CA. Attended manager's training in New York City, NY. Elden worked eight years as manager of Mutual of New York in Fargo, ND. At this time, he served five years as an LDS District President.

Elden loves serving on committees and working to make a difference in the community. He was a school board member in Twin Falls, ID. His family lived in Brigham City, UT for ten years, where he was Kiwanis president, LDS Bishop for five years and served as a Scout Master for eight years. During his service with the scouts he helped 27 boys receive their Eagle award.

In 1984, Elden and LaDawn moved to Ogden, UT where they currently reside.

Elden has served seven missions for the LDS church, four of which were with his wife, LaDawn. They have seven children, 40 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren.

If you would like to send a message to Elden please email