Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883Alternative names
Tanner, currier, surveyor, and farmer who joined the Mormon Church in 1840 and served as Presiding Bishop (1852-1883) for that faith.
From the description of Letter, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86171871
From the description of Correspondence, 1725-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494599
From the guide to the Edward Hunter correspondence, 1725-1965, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)
Presiding bishop of the LDS church, 1851-1883.
From the description of Papers, 1818-1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122551974
Edward Hunter was born on 22 June 1793 at Newton Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He served for seven years in the cavalry and three years as Delaware County Commissioner. He moved to Chester County and married Ann Standley in 1830. He was baptized into the LDS Church in 1840 and moved to Nauvoo. Hunter served as bishop of several wards, supervised emigration to Salt Lake City, and was called to be presiding bishop in 1851. He organized the tithing system and a system to aid the poor. Edward Hunter died in 1855.
From the guide to the Edward Hunter papers, 1818-1922, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)
Mormon pioneer and third presiding Bishop of the Mormon Church.
From the description of Letter, 1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461610
From the guide to the Edward Hunter letter, 1882, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)
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