Levi Edgar Young
|Birthplace:||Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA|
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About Levi Edgar Young
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"...Levi Edgar Young (February 2, 1874 – December 13, 1963) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). He was one of the seven presidents of the Seventy from 1909 until his death.
Young was born in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, the son of LDS Church general authority Seymour B. Young and grandson of Joseph Young. Levi Young graduated from the University of Utah in 1895, and later became a faculty member at the same school, teaching history. Later in his life, he would do graduate studies at Harvard University and Columbia University and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Columbia.
From 1901 to 1904, Young served as a Mormon missionary in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. For the last two years of his mission, he was the president of the Swiss–Austrian Mission of the church.
When George Reynolds died in 1909, Young was selected to take his place in the First Council of the Seventy. Young became the senior president of the Seventy in 1941 and continued in that position until his death. He died in Salt Lake City, Utah..."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Levi E. Young', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 22 June 2012, 01:20 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Levi_E._Young&oldid=498762121> [accessed 26 September 2012]