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us: Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931


  • [Orson F. Whitney (1855-1931) was a Mormon author, politician, journalist, and historian. He also served as an apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1906 and his death in 1931.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • Orson Ferguson
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18550701
    • Death Date

        19310516
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Salt Lake City (Utah)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Salt Lake City (Utah)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Logan (Utah)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Brigham Young College (Logan, Utah)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Utah. Legislature. Senate
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (itoamc) Authors
          (itoamc) Politicians
            (itoamc) Journalists
              (itoamc) Historians
                (itoamc) Religious leaders
                  Treasurer
              • Sources

                • found: nuc86-87404: His The Mormon prophet's tragedy, 1905 (hdg. on CU-BANC rept.: Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931; usage: Orson F. Whitney)
                • found: Wikipedia, viewed 12 January 2012 (Orson F. Whitney; Orson Ferguson Whitney; b.1 July 1855, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory; member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1906-1931; author; politician; journalist; historian; academic; began career writing for the Deseret News; editor of the Millennial Star; taught English and Theology at Brigham Young College in Logan, Utah; Assistant Church Historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; served on the Salt Lake City Council in 1880; Salt Lake City Treasurer, 1884-1890; Utah State Senator, 1898 and 1901; d. May 16, 1931 in Salt Lake City, Utah)
              • General Notes

                • [Orson F. Whitney (1855-1931) was a Mormon author, politician, journalist, and historian. He also served as an apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1906 and his death in 1931.]
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                • 1986-09-25: new
                • 2014-06-26: revised
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