About Richard E. Bennett
RICHARD E. BENNETT is a native of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He served a mission in Texas from 1967 to 1969. He was the head of Special Collections at the University of Manitoba from 1978 to 1997 and earned a PhD in US intellectual history at Wayne State University. He is the author of several books and articles, mainly on nineteenth-century LDS history. He and his wife, Patricia Dyer, have five children.