Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972
- Existence: 1876-1972
Joseph Fielding Smith (1876-1972) was a Mormon ecclesiastical leader. He served as the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1970 and 1972.
CitationHis Origin of the reorganized church ... 1909.
Rasmussen, D.M. The illustrated story of President Joseph Fielding Smith, c1982: p. 5 (b. 7-19-1876; d. 7-2-1972)
LDS.org, Feb. 13, 2006 (Joseph Fielding Smith, the son of Joseph F. Smith; b. July 19, 1876, in Salt Lake City; d. July 2, 1972 in Salt Lake City; served as the 10th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1970 to 1972)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1525
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a letter by Joseph Fielding Smith addressed to W. Dean Belknap on 12 February 1970. Smith answers questions regarding stillborn children, organ transplants, and decaffeinated coffee. Also included is a photocopy from the General Handbook of Instructions by the Mormon Church on the issue of organ transplants.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2031