Joseph Fielding Smith

Joseph Fielding Smith

Birth and Childhood After being blessed with three daughters, Julina Smith desired more than anything to have a son. She promised the Lord that if He would bless her with a son, she would do everything possible to see that he grew up to serve God and be a credit to...
Brigham Young: American Moses

Brigham Young: American Moses

Brigham Young—American Moses Brigham Young, second Prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (which church is often misnamed the “Mormon Church”), ranks among the most influential and important historical figures, not just in...
Howard W Hunter

Howard W Hunter

Howard W. Hunter Heritage Howard William Hunter’s great grandparents, John and Margaret Hunter, joined the Mormon Church in 1860 when Mormon missionaries brought the message of the restored gospel to Scotland. At this particular time the Church leaders were...
Ezra Taft Benson

Ezra Taft Benson

Ezra Taft Benson: The Thirteenth President of the Mormon Church Ezra Taft Benson was called as prophet and seer for the Mormon Church in 1985.  His contributions and influence on the Mormon Church had a tremendous impact on the Church’s direction.  His career as a...
George Albert Smith

George Albert Smith

George Albert Smith George Albert Smith was born April 4, 1870, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to John Henry and Sarah Farr Smith. President Smith had a noble ancestry, in that his great grandfather was John Smith, brother to Joseph Smith, Sr., who was the first stake...
John Taylor

John Taylor

John Taylor was born November 1, 1808, to James and Agnes Taylor. Eight sons and two daughters were born to this couple, although three sons did not survive past infancy and another son passed on at the age of twenty-two. These children were blessed with loving and...
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