Edward Hunter (Mormon)

Edward Hunter (Mormon)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edward Hunter (June 22, 1793 - 16 October 1883) was the third Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1851 until his death. He served as Presiding Bishop longer than any other person in the history of the LDS Church. Born in Newtown, Pennsylvania, Hunter was engaged in the mercantile business near Philadelphia from 1816 to 1822 and was married to Ann Standley in 1830. Hunter served in the US Cavalry for seven years, and as Delaware County commissioner for three years Edward Hunter converted to Mormonism in 1840, and served as Bishop of the Nauvoo 5th ward from 1844 to 1846, then migrated to Utah in 1846 and served as the Bishop of the Salt Lake City 13th Ward from 1849 to 1854. Hunter was elected to the Utah Territorial Assembly on November 15, 1851 and served one term.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136732467
  • 9786136732466