Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1814-04-03
Death 1901-10-10
English

Biographical notes:

Lorenzo Snow was born 3 April 1814 in Mantua, Ohio. After being baptized a member of the Church, he served a mission in Ohio and the Eastern States. He was ordained to the office of Seventy in 1840. He served as President of the United Order in Brigham City from 1874-1886. He was ordained an apostle in 1849, after which he served missions to England and Europe. He succeeded President Wilford Woodruff, becoming the fifth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 13 September, 1898. He received a revelation regarding the law of tithing while on a trip to St. George, Utah, to preside over a conference there. He died 10 October 1901 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The notes were compiled by his son, LeRoi C. Snow (1876-1962) while he was serving as secretary to President Snow. LeRoi was born 26 August 1876 in Brigham City, Box Elder COunty, Utah. He came to be known as the Snow family historian. The notes found on the microfilm of this collection were taken from larger histories. These notes were passed on through the family until coming to the hands of the donor, Cynthia Snow Banner.

From the description of Lornzo Snow family papers : notes by LeRoi C. Snow, ca. 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81328481

Fifth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In 1836, Snow was ordained an Elder of the Mormon Church, and in 1838 he joined a Mormon settlement in Missouri.

From the description of Letter : Grand River Township, Davis County, Missouri, to Oliver Snow, Geauga County, Ohio 1838 Sep 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150643

From the description of Letter : Grand River Township, Davis County, Missouri, to Oliver Snow, Geauga County, Ohio 1838 Sep 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83114444

Mormon apostle and later fifth president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122367869

Fifth president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Lorenzo Snow letter, 1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536862

From the description of Letters, 1877-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630979

From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367397561

From the description of Lorenzo Snow letter, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609396

From the description of Lorenzo Snow certificate, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536527

From the description of Letter, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461812

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow letter, 1892, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow letter, 1894, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow certificate, 1901, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow letter, 1886, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Edward H. Holt was a professor of Office Practice and secretary of the faculty from 1895 to 1938.

From the guide to the Edward H. Holt papers, 1899-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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Subjects:

  • Education
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  • Colleges and Universities
  • United orders (Mormon Church)--History--Sources
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Church government
  • Ocean travel
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence
  • Missionary work
  • Libraries--History--Sources
  • Mormons--History--Sources
  • Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
  • Church libraries--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources
  • Polygamy
  • Mormons
  • Mormon Church--Apostles--Correspondence
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--Autographs
  • Material Types
  • Mormon temples--History--Sources
  • Mormons--Polygamy--History--Sources
  • Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--Sources
  • Resorts--History--Sources
  • Religious gatherings--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Religion
  • Mormons--Correspondence
  • Mormon Church--Presidents
  • Church libraries--History--Sources
  • Collective settlements
  • Libraries--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources
  • Genealogy
  • Mormon women--Correspondence
  • Mormon temples
  • Resorts--Utah--History--Sources
  • Mormon church--Doctrines

Occupations:

  • Public officers--Utah
  • Missionaries
  • General Authorities

Places:

  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Salt Lake City (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Logan (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Utah--Salt Lake City (as recorded)
  • Missouri (as recorded)
  • Brigham City (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Utah--Brigham City (as recorded)
  • Salt Lake City (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Manti (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Richfield (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Missouri (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)