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28 Rare Photos of President Oaks That Will Make You Love Him Even More

President Dallin H. Oaks was born on August 12, 1932, in Provo, Utah. Before he was called as an apostle, he served as a justice of the Utah Supreme Court. He married June Dixon on June 24, 1952, and together they had six children. After June passed away on July 21, 1998, President Oaks met Kristen M. McMain. The two were married on August 25, 2000.

President Oaks's motto is "Work first, play later." To celebrate this incredible apostle, here are some of our favorite photos of our beloved President Oaks:

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President Oaks as an infant. Image from Deseret News.

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President Oaks and his family. Image from Facebook. 

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President Oaks and his dad, who died when President Oaks was seven. Image from Facebook.

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President Oaks as a young man. Image from Facebook.

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Image from BYU Magazine.


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Image from Facebook. 

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Image from Deseret News

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President Oaks worked as a radio announcer at KOVO when he was a student. Image from lds.org.

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Image from Getty Images.

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President Oaks and his mother, Stella; brother, Merrill; and sister, Evelyn. Image from lds.org.


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Image from lds.org.

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Image from Deseret News.

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President Oaks and his family. Image from Deseret News

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President Oaks and Kristen Oaks at BYU-Hawaii's commencement ceremony. Image from Facebook.

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President Oaks and his grandson, Dallin, who earned an Eagle Scout award. Image from Facebook.

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President Oaks and June Dixon at their wedding day. Image from Deseret News


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Image from Meridian Magazine.

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President Oaks and June with their two daughters. Image from lds.org

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President Oaks and Kristen Oaks in Japan. Image from Mormon Newsroom

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Image from Deseret News

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Image from Facebook. 
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President Oaks and President Hinckley and their wives in China. Image from lds.org.

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President Oaks served as the Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. Image from Deseret News


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President Oaks as the president of Brigham Young University attending his daughter's graduation. Image from Deseret News

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President Oaks demonstrates his prowess at driving a tractor at BYU's 700-acre farm near Spanish Fork. Image from Deseret News

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President Oaks dressed as BYU mascot Cosmo the Cougar during a 1978 basketball game. Image from Deseret News

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President Oaks pushes his daughter in a backyard swing. Image from Deseret News

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President Oaks riding in a horseless carriage at the 1975 Centennial Founder's Day. Image from Deseret News.
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