Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925Alternative names
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
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Pioneer Park (Salt Lake City)|
|Politics and government relations|
|Word of Wisdom|
|Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857|
|World War, 1914-1918|
|Plural marriage--History, 1852-1890|