Terry L. Crapo received his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University, receiving a B.A. with highest honors and an M.A. in 1960. In 1963 he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School with an LLB degree and was second in his class. He also served as the Associate Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He was a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Brigham Young University. Terry served in the Idaho House of Representatives from 1966 through 1972, being Majority Leader from 1968 through 1972. As Majority Leader, Mr. Crapo was a driving force in Idaho being the first state to enact the Uniform Probate Code. Mr. Crapo quickly became an expert about the Uniform Probate Code and testified in numerous other states about its advantages. Mr. Crapo was a member of the Idaho State Bar, American Bar Association, the American Law Institute, and a Fellow of the American College of Probate Counsel. Mr. Crapo passed away in 1982.