Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938
- Existence: 1853 - 1938
Jonathan Golden Kimball (1852-1938) was a well-known general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Jonathan Golden Kimball was born on June 9, 1852 to Heber C. and Christeene Golden Kimball in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served a mission in the Southern states from 1883-1885. On September 22, 1887, he married Jane Smith Knowlton. He was called to serve in the First Council of Seventy in 1892, which position he held until his death. Kimball was known for his humor and colorful language. He died on September 2, 1938 in an automobile accident in Churchill, Nevada.
Citation:FamilySearch via WWW, retrieved November 14, 2018 (Married Jane Smith Knowlton, died in automobile accident in Churchill, Nevada).
Wikipedia via WWW, retrieved November 14, 2018 (served a mission in the Southern states, called to the First Council of Seventy, known for his humor and colorful language).
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.
Contains photographs of members of the Eureka Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after a church meeting, a biographical sketch of Mina Orton Davey, and notes describing the aforementioned photographs. The photographs are dated approximately 1915 and the biographical sketch is dated 1939.
Typed letter addressed to the Mormon Apostle Abraham O Woodruff. The item expresses a concern regarding the "tyranical" rule of the Bear Lake Stake President, William Budge, and his first counselor, James Henry Hart, as well as certain bishops in relation to young men in the Mormon Church. Kimball expresses a fear of the "apostacy" of the youth and debates the concept of repentance.
Typewritten and signed letter dated 31 Jan. 1900 and addressed to Francis W. Kirkham, Mormon author and businessman. Kimball extends Kirkham an honorable release for serving in an unnamed Mormon Church assignment.
Typewritten and signed letter dated 12 March 1919 and addressed to the Council of the 83rd quorum of Seventy in Snowflake, Arizona. Kimball donates $27 to the seventy's fund for 1918 and mentions how veterans of the First World War should be treated when they return home.
Photocopy of TLS which urges McKendrick to debate a Mr. Snodgrass in defense of the doctrines of the Latter-day Saint Church.
This collection contains papers, certificates, and photographs relating to William W. Phelps, son of Henry E. and Mary Catherine Phelps. The collection also includes material relating to his LDS mission to Britain around 1903 as well as in the Pioneer and Ensign stakes. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, 16 February, 1866 and died 30 August, 1945.
Contains mission correspondence of Samuel Russell [Jr.], including with B.H. Roberts, J. Golden Kimball, Lorenzo Snow, James D. Sterling, Richard R. Lyman, Orson F. Whitney, and George Reynolds. 11 items, dated November 11, 1898 to June 4, 1900.