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    William Spry

    Southern States

    • Set Apart: 12 October 1885
    • End Date: 4 January 1888
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 24th
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: Erastus Snow
    • Notes: Served as President of the Georgia Conference.  Called to serve as president of the mission in 1888, replacing John Morgan.

    Southern States

    • Start Date: 4 January 1888
    • Released: 13 August 1891
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Southern States Mission
    • Notes: Briefly returned to Salt Lake City to marry Mary Alice Wrathall July 9, 1890.

    Stories and Documents

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 78, line 3359.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 85, line 3359.

    William L. Roper and Leonard J. Arrington, William Spry: Man of Firmness, Governor of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1971).