James Edward Talmage (1862 - 1933) MP

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Birthplace: Hungerford, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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About James Edward Talmage

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

'...James Edward Talmage (September 21, 1862 – July 27, 1933) born in Hungerford, Berkshire, England, was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1911 until his death in 1933..."

"...Talmage grew up in Hungerford, England. He was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at age 10 on June 15, 1873..."

"...Talmage married Merry May Booth (1868–1944), who was normally called May, on June 14, 1888. May was a native of Alpine, Utah and the daughter of immigrants from Lancashire, England..."

"...James E. and M. May Talmage had eight children. Among their children was John Talmage, who wrote a biography of his father. Another of their children, Sterling B. Talmage (1889–1956), followed the example of his father and became a geologist..."

"...Talmage was elected to life membership in several learned societies, and for many years was a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society (London), Fellow of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (Edinburgh), Fellow of the Geological Society (London), Fellow of the Geological Society of America, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Associate of the Philosophical Society of Great Britain, or Victoria Institute, and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science..."

"...He was the author of several apologetics religious books including The Articles of Faith, The Great Apostasy, The House of the Lord, and Jesus the Christ. These volumes remain in print and are still widely read by Latter-day Saints..."

"...Talmage became a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1911. From 1924-1928 Talmage served as president of the European Mission of the LDS Church..."

"...Talmage died at Salt Lake City at age 70. He was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'James E. Talmage', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 5 October 2011, 22:52 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=James_E._Talmage&oldid=454147169> [accessed 14 November 2011]

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James E. Talmage, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's Timeline

1862
September 21, 1862
Hungerford, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
1864
April 24, 1864
Age 1
Hungerford, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
1888
June 14, 1888
Age 25
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States