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Tanner, Myron, 1826-1903



  • Existence: 1826 - 1903

Biographical History

Myron Tanner (1826-1903) was a businessman and ecclesiastical leader for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah.

Notice. Contracts will be let to the lowest responsible bidders; for furnishing material and labor, to complete the Provo meeting house ... 1865: t.p. (Myron Tanner)

FamilySearch, 2 June 2014 (Myron Tanner; b. 7 June 1826 Bolton, Warren, New York; d. 11 January 1903 Salt Lake City, Utah; burial Provo, Utah)

Find-A-Grave, via WWW, August 31, 2020 (Myron Tanner; b. in Bolton, New York; emigrated to Salt Lake Valley in 1847; owned and operated a molasses and grist mill in Provo, Utah; also owned two farms and a hauling business; at request of Brigham Young, sold half stock in mill to Provo Woolen Mills; served as bishop of Provo 3rd Ward for twenty-seven years)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The funeral services of John W. Hoover

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324276]
Identifier: MSS SC 2508
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of the funeral services for John Whitmer Hoover on 29 May 1902. Among the speakers was the Mormon Apostle, Reed Smoot. Among the other speakers were John Edge Booth, Myron Tanner, and David John. Hoover's father joined the Mormon Church and moved his family to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1842 and later to Utah. John Hoover was a miller who married Mary Coursey in 1855 and lived in Springville, Utah. He moved to Provo, Utah in 1861. Also included is a biography of Hoover.

Dates: approximately 1902-1925

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.

Dates: 1875-1975

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