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Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1870-1951

Biographical History

George Albert Smith (1870-1951) was a Mormon ecclesiastical leader in Utah, and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Citation

His Sharing the Gospel with others, 1948.

Biography index, v. 2, Z5301.B5 (d. 1951)

LDS.org, via WWW, Feb. 13, 2006 (George Albert Smith; b. April 4, 1870, in Salt Lake City; d. April 4, 1951, Salt Lake City; served as the 8th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1945-1951) found: Against all odds, [2011], ©2011:t.p. (George Albert Smith) p. [x] (b. April 4, 1870, Salt Lake City; 1882-1883 attended Brigham Young Academy; 1883-1887 worked for Grant-Odell Co. and ZCMI clothing factory; 1887-1888 attended University of Utah; 1888-1891, 1894-1898 salesman for ZCMI; receiver of the US Land Office; October 6, 1903 became member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; 1922 elected vice-president of The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution; 1930 elected president of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association; 1931 elected member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America) p. [xi] (July 1, 1943 President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; May 21, 1945 President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; d. April 4, 1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Photographs of university trustees

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 830
Scope and Contents Contains thirty-nine black-and-white photographs of presidents of the Board of Trustees of Brigham Young Academy and University; also views of chairmen of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of BYU. Also includes view of Karl G. Maeser's wife, Anna.

Programs, announcements and invitations to Brigham Young Academy and University events

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 603
Scope and Contents Contains grade reports for George Albert Smith, B.F. Larsen, and E.Y. Houtz. Also includes a petition from J.F. Hoyt for credit for teaching.