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Daniel Hanmer Wells

Information regarding Daniel H. Wells

  • Apostle number:  29
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  not applicable
  • Date of birth:  October 27, 1814
  • Place of birth:  Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Date of apostolic ordination:  January 4, 1857
  • Age when ordained apostle:  42 years 2 months
  • End of apostolic service:  March 24, 1891
  • Total apostolic years:  34 years 2 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve: Did not serve in the Quorum of the Twelve; he served in the First Presidency only
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:  Not applicable
  • Date of death:  March 24, 1891
  • Age at death:  76 years 4 months
  • Place of death:  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Remarks:  Called to serve as a Counselor in the First Presidency by President Brigham Young, replacing Jedediah M. Grant; he did not serve in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.


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