[32] Smith continued as chair of the Centennial Committee until it work ended in 1930. He was born April 4, 1870 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Elder John Henry Smith and Sarah Farr Smith. Louie B. Smith was the only son and third child of George Albert Smith, who would become the eighth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and his wife Lucy Woodruff. Emily Smith 1895-1973; Edith Smith 1899-1977; George Albert Smith 1905-1969 Siblings. [7]:115 Throughout his life, Smith took to his bed, sometimes for days at a time, with emotional and mental illness related issues. Machinery, 107,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws Speed, 32.7 Knots, Crew 621. [37]:1 He was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery. [2], From 1934, he was a professor at Harvard Business School. In March 1951, Smith suffered a stroke that left him mostly paralyzed on the right side of his body, and gradually deteriorated until his death on April 4, 1951, his 81st birthday. With the death of Heber J. Minnie was born on May 4 1889, in St Saviour Southwark, London. Description Page for George Albert Smith Jr. George Albert Smith Jr. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/EoM/id/4143, Grampa Bill's G.A. In 1923, he served on the reception committee for US President Warren G. Harding's visit to Salt Lake City.[11]. [16] Lucy had spent much of her time growing up in the household of her grandfather and looked on him as almost more of a father than a grandfather. He then studied law at University of Deseret (later the University of Utah) for a year. The couple later had three children. In this capacity, he preached in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Germany. [10], In 1921, Smith became a member of the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce. Smith was appointed mission secretary. [7]:124 Smith professed that these experiences helped deepen his understanding of the Gospel and personal belief in the existence of God, stating in a 1921 general conference session, "I have been in the valley of the shadow of death in recent years, so near the other side that I am sure that for the special blessing of our Heavenly Father I could not have remained here. Smith wrote three books: Policy Formulation and Administration (1951), Managing Geographically Decentralized Companies (1958), and Business, Society, and the Individual (1962). He was set apart as a missionary on September 7, 1891. George Albert Smith, Jr. Birthdate: July 07, 1842: Birthplace: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States: Death: November 02, 1860 (18) (killed in 1860 by Indians … [25], As was common at the time, Smith was ordained a seventy when he went on his mission. Search Works. Commencement Address, University of Utah, June 6, 1955 [George Albert Smith Jr.] on Amazon.com. Smith's daughter Emily Stewart, served for a time on the Primary General Board. There were three rifle squads in each platoon, a mortar squad in each platoon, and a machine gun attached to each rifle … [1] His work as a salesman for ZCMI involved a long trip, starting at Panaca, Nevada and moving north-eastward, with Smith taking grocery orders while his associate, James Poulton, took shoe orders. 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He was eventually diagnosed with lupus erythematosus, a chronic debilitating autoimmune disease. They organized the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. Turning Learning Into Wisdom. In 1896, he had joined the Republican Party and campaigned for William McKinley, who became President of the United States. - LDS First Presidency (George Albert Smith), letter to Virgil H. Sponberg (critic of the anti-black ban), May 5, 1947, quoted in Lester E. Bush, Mormonism's Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview, p. 42 Apostle Mark E. Peterson (1900 – 1984): “We must not inter-marry with the Negro. [14], Starting in 1933 Smith was president of the Utah Society for the Sightless. [8], In 1902, there were those who sought to convince Smith to run for the United States Senate. He was getting it off his chest. Albert DeSalvo admitted he was the killer, first telling fellow prisoner, George Nassar the details. Alibris listing of books by George Albert Smith Jr. Biographical note connected with Harvard's collection of Smith's papers, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=George_Albert_Smith_Jr.&oldid=971904205, American Mormon missionaries in Switzerland, Articles lacking in-text citations from October 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 August 2020, at 23:45. In 1930, Smith invited a group of his friends who shared his interest in the history of the LDS Church to his house. At the time of George Albert Smith Jr.'s birth his father was a member of the Quorum of the 12 apostles. His counselors were Richard R. Lyman and Melvin J. Ballard. Senior counsel George A. Smith, Jr. gasmith@howsoniplaw.com | 215-540-9204. It was several years after their marriage that the first daughter was born, with the pregnancy starting shortly after Woodruff gave Lucy a priesthood blessing to be a mother. 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