115 years ago today - Dec 4, 1907

The First Presidency and Twelve agree to immediately release Presiding Bishop William B. Preston because he has "been for some time past mentally incapable of attending to the duties of his office." He is the first general authority to be released due to mental illness.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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