John Willard Young (1844-1924)

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Alternate Names John W. Young
Birth 1 October 1844
Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, United States
Marriage Adolphine Bertha Christine Damke, 2 January 1879
Death 12 February 1924
New York City, New York, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Callings First Counselor in the First Presidency, 8 Oct 1876 - 29 Aug 1877
Authority Control
FamilySearch KWJH-RZX
MPOT 2659 and 35582
VIAF 121267364
Wikidata Q15505516
Wikipedia John Willard Young

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Secondary Sources

  • Bishop, M. Guy. "Building Railroads For the Kingdom: The Career of John W. Young, 1867-91." Utah Historical Quarterly 48, no. 1 (Winter 1980): 66–80.
  • Compton, Todd. "John Willard Young, Brigham Young, and the Development of Presidential Succession in the LDS Church." Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 35, no. 4 (Winter 2002): 111–34.
  • Keller, Charles L. "Promoting Railroads and Statehood: John W. Young." Utah Historical Quarterly 45, no. 3 (Summer 1977): 289–308.

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