James Foster (Mormon)

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James Foster
First Seven Presidents of the Seventy
April 6, 1837 (1837-04-06) – December 21, 1841 (1841-12-21)
Called by Joseph Smith
Personal details
Born (1786-04-01)April 1, 1786
Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States
Died December 21, 1841(1841-12-21) (aged 55)
Jacksonville, Illinois, United States

James Foster (April 1, 1786 – December 21, 1841) was an early Latter Day Saint leader and one of the early presidents of the Seventy. He took the place of Leonard Rich as one of the seven presidents.[1]


  1. ^ Andrew Jenson (ed.). Church Chronology: A Record of Important Events Pertaining to the History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City, Utah: Kessinger. pp. xii. ISBN 1-4179-6854-0. 

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