Sharp, John, 1820-1891

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Ordained as bishop of the Salt Lake 20th Ward (Mormon) in Salt Lake City, 1854. Elected vice-president of Utah Southern Railroad, 1870. Appointed superintendent of Utah Central Railroad, 1871, and superintendent and president, 1873. For many years was one of directors of Union Pacific Railroad.

From the description of Letter : Salt Lake City, Utah, to Oliver Ames, [Boston, Massachusetts], 1872 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367388964

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creatorOf Sharp, John, 1820-1891. Letter : Salt Lake City, Utah, to Oliver Ames, [Boston, Massachusetts], 1872 Feb. 23. American Primers
referencedIn PH 327, E.G. Williams & Bro. (Engraver : N.Y.). Engraved portrait collection circa 1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Carter, W. A., fl. 1864. Letter, 1864. American Primers
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associatedWith Ames, Oliver, 1831-1895. person
associatedWith Carter, W. A., fl. 1864. person
associatedWith Utah Central Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. person
associatedWith Young, John Willard, 1844-1924. person
associatedWith Young, Joseph A., 1834-1875. person
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Birth 1820-11-09

Death 1891-12-23

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