90 years ago today - Jul 7, 1934

The Deseret News Church Section article "The Catawba Indians - A Mormon Tribe" notes that 95 percent of this South Carolina tribe converted after their first contact with LDS missionaries fifty-one years earlier. The tribe's chief Samuel Blue is also president of the Catawba branch.

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

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