Historian tabbed to speak at lunch

Feb 7 2013 - 5:57pm

OGDEN -- Noted Abraham Lincoln historian Ron Anderson will be the featured speaker at this month's Sons of Utah Pioneers luncheon meeting.

Anderson is the author of "Abraham Lincoln -- God's Humble Instrument" and presents lectures on Lincoln throughout the state.

The meeting will be at noon Monday at the Comfort Suite Inn, 21st Street and Interstate 15 (2250 South 1200 West), in Ogden.

There is no cost for the lecture, but a $12.50 charge per person wanting lunch.

Anderson, who has a bachelor's degree from Utah State University and a master of education degree in vocational rehabilitation, is founder and president of the Lincoln Leadership Society and a frequent presenter on the faith and leadership of Lincoln at BYU Education Week in Rexburg and Provo, said Stephen G. Handy, a spokesman for the SUP group.

Anderson is employed by the LDS Church, where he manages the Welfare Square LDS Employment Resource Center.

Potential members of the Sons of Utah Pioneers are welcome. The cost of one meeting for potential members is paid for by the chapter. For other guests there is a $12.50 charge.

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