Joseph Smith Jr. (1805-1844)

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Alternate Names
Birth 23 December 1805
Sharon, Windsor Co., Vermont, United States
Death 27 June 1844
Carthage, Hancock Co., Illinois, United States
Gender Male
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Joseph Smith, Jr. is the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. He was born in Vermont on 23 December 1805. He participated in the organization of the Church on 6 April 1830. On 25 January 1832 he was sustained as President of the Church and he served in the position until his death on 27 June 1844.