Legrand Richards (1886 - 1983) MP

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Birthplace: Farmington, Davis, UT, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Managed by: David Prins
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About Legrand Richards

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...LeGrand Richards (February 6, 1886 – January 11, 1983) was a prominent missionary and leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as the seventh presiding bishop of the LDS Church from 1938 to 1952, and was then called as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles by Church President David O. McKay. Richards served in the Quorum of the Twelve until his death in Salt Lake City, Utah at the age of ninety-six..."

"...Born in Farmington, Utah Territory to George F. Richards and Alice Almira Robinson, his father served many years in the Quorum of the Twelve..."

"...Richards served as president of the Southern States Mission from 1934 to 1937. He was called to this position to replace Charles A. Callis who had been called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Richards served as presiding bishop during and after the Second World War and began to adopt building programs to deal with the massive post-war growth in membership of the church..."

"...Outside of his apostleship, Richards is probably best known for his widely distributed book, A Marvelous Work and a Wonder: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which was first published in 1950..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'LeGrand Richards', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 6 December 2011, 19:43 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=LeGrand_Richards&oldid=462076643> [accessed 9 December 2011] ..."

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LeGrand Richards, I, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's Timeline

1886
February 6, 1886
Farmington, Davis, UT, USA
1909
May 19, 1909
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut
1910
February 9, 1910
Age 24
Portland, OR, USA
1911
August 18, 1911
Age 25
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
1912
December 31, 1912
Age 26
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut
1914
December 8, 1914
Age 28
Rotterdam, Government of Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
1916
October 28, 1916
Age 30
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
1921
February 8, 1921
Age 35
Great Salt Lake
1922
July 25, 1922
Age 36
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
1983
January 11, 1983
Age 96
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah