John Wells (Mormon)
|Second Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric|
|18 July 1918– 6 April 1938|
|Called by||Charles W. Nibley|
|End reason||Honorable release of Sylvester Q. Cannon and his counselors|
16 September 1864
Carlton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
|Died||April 18, 1941
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
In 1918, Presiding Bishop Charles W. Nibley asked Wells to become his second counselor. When Nibley was replaced by Sylvester Q. Cannon, Wells stayed on as the second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of the church. Wells served as a general authority until the end of Cannon's tenure in 1938.
- Andrew Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, vol. 3, p. 791
- Knight, John M.; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1918). "Bishop John Wells". The Young woman's journal 29. Salt Lake City, Utah: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association General Board. pp. 490–492. Retrieved December 14, 2011.