Harvey Harris Clough/Cluff (1836 - 1916)

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Birthplace: Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States
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About Harvey Harris Clough/Cluff

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"...Harvey H. Cluff (1836–1916) was a business, civic and educational leader in late-19th-century Provo, Utah.

Cluff was born in Kirtland, Ohio. He was a son of David Cluff and his wife the former ELizabeth Hall. David and Elizabeth had eleven sons and one daughter. David Cluff had come to Kirtland to learn more of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and meet with Joseph Smith, Jr. The family later moved to Jackson County, Missouri, Springfield, Illinois and then in 1840 to Nauvoo, Illinois. He was a Mormon pioneer and settled in Utah Territory.

In the 1850s Cluff ran a factory that manufactured furniture. Also in the 1850s Cluff was among those who assisted in the rescue of the Martin and Willie Handcart companies. Cluff served in the Nauvoo Legion during the Utah War. He later headed the Provo Lumber and Manufacturing Company. From 1865 to 1868 Cluff served as a Mormon missionary in Great Britain and then was in charge of a group of Latter-day Saints crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Cluff served as a missionary from 1869 to 1874 in the Hawaiian Islands. On this mission he was accompanied by his wife, Margaret Ann Foster.

Cluff served on the Provo City Council and was one of the original members of the board of trustees of Brigham Young Academy (BYA). He also was in charge of the initial ground clearance for the Academy Building for BYA. His term of service on the BYA board of trustees was from 1875 to 1897. From 1879 to 1882 Cluff served as president of the LDS Church's Hawaiian Mission. From 1875 to 1877 Cluff was the bishop of the Provo 4th Ward. He then served as a counselor in the Utah Stake Presidency (then comprising all of Utah County) to Abraham O. Smoot. Cluff was also the head of the Hawaiian Latter-day Saints at Iosepa, Utah and involved in developing agriculture there.

Cluff was the uncle of Benjamin Cluff, who became the first president of Brigham Young University..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Harvey H. Cluff', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 29 November 2011, 13:08 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Harvey_H._Cluff&oldid=463100636> [accessed 1 May 2012]

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Harvey Clough/Cluff's Timeline

1836
January 9, 1836
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States
1916
April 19, 1916
Age 80
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