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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 11 Collections and/or Records:

John F. Bennett photograph album of Church history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 801
Scope and Contents This collection contains one small black photo album. The album was made by John F. Bennett for Mr. and Mrs. George Albert Smith in the 1930s. It is similar to other albums put together by Bennett but is uniquely arranged with the Smiths in mind. Bennett used images created by several notable pioneer photographers such as William H. Jackson, C. R. Savage, George E. Anderson, C. W. Carter etc. The photographs selected should be considered some of the most notable images depicting the pioneer...

Charles A. Callis photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS P 22
Overview Collection contains photographs taken by Callis. Subjects include the Callis family, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint leaders, and the Southern States Mission.

Zina Young Card photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 105
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs of various early church leaders, especially prominent women members. Includes images of Brigham Young's wives and family, Joseph F. Smith, George Albert Smith, Eliza R. Snow, and the Card family.

Carl W. Meiners photographs and negatives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 94
Scope and Contents Negatives Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

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.