Today in Mormon History - Dec 12

Today in Mormon History ...

J. Reuben Clark, a young "Mormon" attorney, was appointed solicitor for the State department of the United States. (1)
-- 100 years ago - Dec 12, 1910 (Monday)

BYU President Rex E. Lee, forced to retire because of his battle with cancer, bids the faculty, administration, staff, and students good-bye in a farewell devotional. (2)
-- 15 years ago - Dec 12, 1995

William Smith (then nolonger a member of the Church) challenged his brother Joseph to a debate on whether or not "it was necessary for God to reveal Himself to mankind..." William was apparently denying the validity of his brother's claims to receiving divine manifestations. (3)
-- 175 years ago - (Sat) Dec 12, 1835

1 - Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology
2 - The Woodland Institute 'On This Day Historical Database,'
3 - Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology,

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