Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925

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Latter-day Saint Church apostle and member of the Church's First Presidency.

From the description of Papers, 1906, 1915, 1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494407

From the guide to the Charles W. Penrose papers, 1906-1922, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Member of the Council of the Twelve Apostles.

From the guide to the MS 8911 Charles W. Penrose journals 1854-1911 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

Charles William Penrose was born on 4 February 1832 in London, Surrey, England to Richard Penrose and Matilda Sims. He served a ten year mission in England, after which he began his career as a businessman. Not long after this he was called to fulfill another 3 year mission to England. Upon his return he was employed as the editor of the Junction, in Ogden as well as the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Herald. He was also very active in politics and was instrumental in achieving statehood for Utah. In 1904 he was called as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, after which he also served as President of the European Mission with its headquarters in England. Charles Penrose died on 15 May 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

From the description of Charles W. Penrose letter releasing Thomas Hancock from missionary duties, 1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367869378

Apostle in the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letters, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86171798

Charles William Penrose was born February 4, 1832, in London and baptized May 14, 1850. Penrose served a mission for seven years throughout England. He immigrated to the United States and settled in Utah in 1861. At this time he served another mission in England. Brother Penrose returned to Utah and settled in Ogden, Utah. Penrose was an editor of the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was ordained an Apostle of the LDS Church on July 7, 1904. He served as a second counselor to President Joseph F. Smith (December 7, 1911 - 1918), and as a second counselor (1918-1921) and first counselor (March 10, 1921 - May 16, 1925) to President Heber J. Grant.

From the description of Charles W. Penrose transcription of the St. George Temple dedication, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367906032

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referencedIn Eckersley, Joseph, 1866-1960. Joseph Eckersley Collection, 1886-1958. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Nathaniel Vary Jones papers, 1847-1861 Utah State University. Special Collections and ArchivesManuscript Collection
creatorOf Howell, Joseph, d.1918. Funeral services. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn William C. Seifrit papers, 1848-1987 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
creatorOf Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925. Charles W. Penrose transcription of the St. George Temple dedication, 1877. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Godfrey, Kenneth W. Kenneth W. Godfrey, Charles W. Penrose collection, ca. 1997. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Orson F. Whitney collection, 1871-1931 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Charles W. Penrose papers, 1906-1922 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn MS 15439, Summerhays, Caleb Ephraim 1871-1969. Caleb E. Summerhays journals 1907-1909 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 6248, General Authorities circa 1920s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 8004, Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910. Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith photograph collection circa 1865-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951. George Albert Smith letter, 1950. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1322, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith papers 1834-1877 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 1300, Carter, Charles William photographer 1832-1918. Charles W. Carter glass negative collection circa 1860-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 5597, Orson Pratt family. Orson Pratt family collection circa 1853-1950 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Brimhall, George H., 1852-1932. Records, 1872-1926. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn PH 946, Critchlow, Florence Phebe Snow 1870-1964. Florence P. Snow Critchlow photographs circa 1870-1910 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Lietz, Louise Penrose, 1891-1951. Book of remembrance, 1865-1987 (bulk 1939-1941). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Joseph Eckersley papers, 1886-1958 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 14514, Lyman, Francis Marion 1840-1916. Francis M. Lyman papers 1849-1947 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Logan Cooperative Mercantile Institution. Minute Book, 1869-1872. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925. Letters, 1898. Harold B. Lee Library
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
creatorOf Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1838-1918. Letters, 1881-1914. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn PH 7695, Parry, Bernard 1873-1940. European Mission photographs 1910-1912 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Seifrit, William C. Papers. Landmarks of Science Microform Service
referencedIn MS 16517, Andersen, Nancy Joyce Beeler 1948-. Nancy J. Beeler Andersen collection 1911-2001 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Stratford, Edwin, 1833-1899. Reminiscence and diary, 1852-1854. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1579, Eckersley, Joseph 1866-1960. Joseph Eckersley papers 1886-1958 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf LR 604 111, Salt Lake Stake. Salt Lake Stake board of education files 1893-1896 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 8911, Penrose, Charles William 1832-1925. Charles W. Penrose journals 1854-1911 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 15724, Wood, Vi Alfred 1911-2006. Vi A. Wood collection 1917-1989 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 5964, Stubbs, Zella Vilate Farrer 1888-1979. Zella V. Farrer Stubbs photograph collection 1903-1964 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925. Charles W. Penrose letter releasing Thomas Hancock from missionary duties, 1908. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1823-1925. Papers, 1906, 1915, 1922. Harold B. Lee Library
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associatedWith Bureau of Information and Church Literature (Temple Square, Salt Lake City : 1902-1966) corporateBody
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associatedWith Cannon, George Quayle 1827-1901 person
associatedWith Carrington, Albert 1813-1889 person
associatedWith Carter, Charles William photographer 1832-1918 person
associatedWith Clawson, Rudger 1857-1943 person
associatedWith Cleveland, Stephen Grover 1837-1908 person
associatedWith Council of the Twelve Apostles (1835-1995) corporateBody
associatedWith Critchlow, Florence Phebe Snow 1870-1964 person
associatedWith Curtis, George Ticknor person
associatedWith Deseret News Company corporateBody
associatedWith Donahoo, Cassie. person
associatedWith Dubois, Fred Thomas 1851-1930 person
associatedWith Eckersley, Joseph, 1866-1960. person
associatedWith European Mission corporateBody
associatedWith European Mission corporateBody
associatedWith First Presidency corporateBody
associatedWith Gates, Susa Amelia Young 1856-1933 person
associatedWith Godfrey, Kenneth W. person
associatedWith Grant, Heber Jeddy 1856-1945 person
associatedWith Grant, Rachel Ridgway Ivins 1821-1909 person
associatedWith Holliday, Maude Stevens person
associatedWith Howell, Joseph, d.1918. person
associatedWith Japanese Mission corporateBody
associatedWith Jenson, Andrew 1850-1941 person
associatedWith Johnson, Richard Zina 1837-1913 person
associatedWith Jones, Nathaniel Vary, 1822-1863 person
associatedWith Lietz, Louise Penrose, 1891-1951. person
associatedWith Lietz, Louise Penrose 1892- person
associatedWith Logan Cooperative Mercantile Institution. corporateBody
associatedWith Lund, Anthon Hendrik 1844-1921 person
associatedWith Lund, Christian Nielsen 1846-1921 person
associatedWith Lyman, Francis Marion 1840-1916 person
associatedWith Maeser, Karl Gottfried 1828-1901 person
associatedWith Maw, Herbert Brown 1893-1990 person
associatedWith McClellan, John Jasper 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Mitton, Samuel Bailey 1863-1954 person
associatedWith Monson, Walter Peter 1875-1935 person
associatedWith Moyle, James Henry 1858-1946 person
associatedWith Nibley, Charles Wilson 1849-1931 person
associatedWith Orson Pratt family family
associatedWith Paine, William S. person
associatedWith Parry, Bernard 1873-1940 person
associatedWith Penrose, Esther Romania Bunnell Pratt 1839-1932 person
associatedWith Penrose, Frank W. person
associatedWith Porter, Marlow Rich 1877-1964 person
associatedWith Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds, George 1842-1909 person
associatedWith Richards, Franklin Dewey 1821-1899 person
associatedWith Salt Lake Stake corporateBody
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associatedWith Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910 person
associatedWith Smith, Elias Wesley 1886-1970 person
associatedWith Smith, George Albert 1817-1875 person
associatedWith Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951. person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1838-1918. person
associatedWith Smoot, Reed 1862-1941 person
associatedWith Snow, Lorenzo 1814-1901 person
associatedWith Spiegelberg, Wilhelm 1870-1930 person
associatedWith St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford, Edwin, 1833-1899. person
associatedWith Stubbs, Zella Vilate Farrer 1888-1979 person
associatedWith Summerhays, Caleb Ephraim 1871-1969 person
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associatedWith Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909. person
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associatedWith Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931 person
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associatedWith Wood, Vi Alfred 1911-2006 person
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associatedWith Young, Brigham 1836-1903 person
associatedWith Young, John Willard 1844-1924 person
associatedWith Zane, Charles Shuster 1831-1915 person
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Great Britain
Pioneer Park (Salt Lake City)
Subject
Missionary work
Mormon Church--History
Material Types
Politics and government relations
Word of Wisdom
Correspondence
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857
Mormon Church--Apostles--Correspondence
Spiritualism
General Authorities
Plural marriage--History--1890-
World War, 1914-1918
Plural marriage--History, 1852-1890
Occupation
General Authorities
Mission presidents
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Birth 1832-02-04

Death 1925-05-16

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