115 years ago today - May 21, 1906

Royal G. Smith is born to Mary T. Schwartz Smith a plural wife of Church President Joseph F. Smith. Joseph F. Smith is arrested, after returning from a trip to Europe, on a charge of illegal cohabitation, and released on his own recognizance. Under considerable pressure, the case is brought to trial, and on Nov 23, 1906, Joseph F. Smith pleads guilty and was fined $300

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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