Lynn M. Hilton was a member of the Utah State Legislature, an education professor, a businessman, Middle East explorer and an author of many LDS/Mormon books.
LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
He served as a pilot on a B-24 bomber in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
Hilton's first wife was Annalee Hope Averell; she normally went by Hope. They were married 51 years. They had five children. Hope died in 1999. Two years later he married Nancy Goldberg, a Jewish convert to the LDS Church. Goldberg had been a businesswoman in Dallas, Texas before joining the church in 1996. After this she sold her business and was called on a two-and-a-half year mission to work in the Family History Library. At the Family History Library, Nancy developed a database of Jewish-related resources in the library that earned her an award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies.
New England Mission (1945-1947), With spouse: Regional Employment Directors in the Sydney Australia Mission, LDS Church headquarters in Salt Lake City, ten months in Irbid, Jordan, eight months as the Directors of the Family History Center in Athens, Greece, New York and Boston
Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Chicago
Member of the Utah State Legislature, an education professor, a businessman, Middle East, author