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John Henry Smith
Birth: Sep. 18, 1848
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1911
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

John Henry Smith, son of Church President George Albert Smith, served as an Apostle for thirty years--and a counselor in the First Presidency until his death the next year. In addition to religious obligations, he was a major stockholder and officer of several prominent businesses--everything from U & I Sugar to the Co-op Wagon and Machinery Company, as well as the Saltair Beach and Salt Lake Theater Company. Politically he helped found Utah's Republican Party. Following his controversial election to the state constitutional convention, which was accomplished through the help of zealous supporters who stuffed ballot boxes, he served as president of the convention. Although a polygamist, he testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections, where he equivocated on the question of post-1890 polygamy. (bio by: Chad Stowell) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Albert Smith (1817 - 1875)
  Sarah Ann Libby Smith (1818 - 1851)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Farr Smith (1849 - 1921)*
  Josephine Groesbeck Smith (1857 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  John Henry Smith (1868 - 1868)*
  George Albert Smith (1870 - 1951)*
  Lorin Farr Smith (1872 - 1872)*
  Don Carlos Smith (1874 - 1927)*
  Ezra Chase Smith (1876 - 1951)*
  Sarah Ann Smith Pond (1878 - 1938)*
  Charles Warren Smith (1879 - 1879)*
  Winslow Farr Smith (1881 - 1966)*
  Nicholas Groesbeck Smith (1881 - 1945)*
  Joseph Harmon Smith (1884 - 1942)*
  Nathaniel Libby Smith (1884 - 1935)*
  Nancy Claire Bell Smith (1886 - 1961)*
  Lucy Smith (1887 - 1900)*
  Tirzah Pricella Smith Langton (1887 - 1951)*
  Elizabeth Smith Rex (1889 - 1973)*
  Elsie Louise Smith (1891 - 1956)*
  Glenn Groesbeck Smith (1893 - 1970)*
  Arzella Smith (1895 - 1969)*
  Josephine Smith (1898 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Albert Smith (1842 - 1860)**
  Bathsheba Kate Smith Merrill (1844 - 1920)**
  Nancy Adelia Smith (1846 - 1847)**
  Don Carlos Smith (1846 - 1847)**
  John Smith (1847 - 1847)**
  John Henry Smith (1848 - 1911)
  Charles Warren Smith (1849 - 1903)**
  Clarissa West Smith Williams (1859 - 1930)**
  Eunice Albertine Smith (1860 - 1861)**
  Margaret West Smith Parry (1862 - 1913)**
  Grace Libbey Smith Cheever (1865 - 1939)**
  Elizabeth Smith Cartwright (1866 - 1921)**
  Priscilla Smith Taylor (1869 - 1907)**
  Emma Pearl Smith (1871 - 1905)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Chad Stowell
Record added: Mar 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6285920
John Henry Smith
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John Henry Smith
Added by: Chad Stowell
 
John Henry Smith
Added by: Chad Stowell
 
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