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    Orson Ferguson Whitney

    Eastern States

    • Set Apart: 9 October 1876
    • End Date: 1 April 1878
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: C C Rich

    British

    • Set Apart: 10 October 1881
    • End Date: 7 July 1883
    • Priesthood office: Bishop
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: W Woodruff

    British

    • Set Apart: 19 May 1921
    • End Date: 16 November 1922
    • Departed From Home: 24 May 1921
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with spouse: Mary Minerva Wells
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: President Heber J Grant
    • Notes: Served as president of the European Mission, 1921-1922.

    Stories and Documents

    Journal History of the Church 1896-2001, CR 100 137, November 16, 1922, p. 4.

    Orson Ferguson Whitney Papers 1868-1930

    Whitney’s papers contain personal correspondence exchanged with family members and close associates, particularly while as a missionary in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Great Britain. The papers include letters from Abraham O. Smoot, Heber M. Well, and Susa Young Gates.