Joseph W. McMurrin

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Joseph W. McMurrin
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First Council of the Seventy
October 5, 1897 (1897-10-05) – October 24, 1932 (1932-10-24)
Called by Wilford Woodruff
Personal details
Born Joseph William McMurrin
(1858-09-05)September 5, 1858
Tooele, Utah Territory, United States
Died October 24, 1932(1932-10-24) (aged 74)
Los Angeles, California, United States

Joseph William McMurrin (September 5, 1858 – October 24, 1932) was a general authority and a member of the First Council of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as president of the California Mission of the LDS Church from 1897 until at least 1930.[1]

Joseph W. McMurrin was married to Mary Ellen Hunter on April 1, 1880 and had seven children.

McMurrin was born in Tooele, Utah Territory. He became one of the First Council of the Seventy on October 5, 1897. He died in Los Angeles, California on October 24, 1932.

McMurrin was a great-grandfather of Harold B. Lee.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. p. 110.
  2. ^ L. Bent Goates, Harold B. Lee: Prophet and Seer (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1985) p. 13

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