George S. Romney

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About George S. Romney

"...George Samuel Romney (November 12, 1874 – December 19, 1935)[ was the president of Bannock Stake Academy, now Brigham Young University–Idaho, at the end of the First World War. He was a key figure in helping it to survive the postwar depression. Before its latest rename it was known as Ricks College.

Romney was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was born in St. George, Utah. When he was young his family moved to the Mormon colonies in Mexico so that his father could continue practicing plural marriage, which was illegal in the United States..."

"...Romney's eldest son Marion G. Romney became an apostle and a member of the First Presidency of the LDS Church. Romney's daughter, Catherine Romney Cheney, later became a cloistered nun in the Roman Catholic Church. Romney was an uncle of Michigan governor George W. Romney..."


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George S. Romney's Timeline

November 12, 1874
St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States
Age 5
October 6, 1895
Age 20
Artemesia, Chihuahua, Mexico
September 19, 1897
Age 22
Colonia Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico
September 24, 1900
Age 25
Colonia Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico
September 20, 1902
Age 27
Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
August 27, 1904
Age 29
Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
September 7, 1906
Age 31
Colonia Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico
May 21, 1910
Age 35
Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico