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Smith, Joseph Fielding

(1838–1918). Nephew of Joseph Smith* Sr.; cousin of Joseph Smith* Jr.; b. Far West, Missouri; to Utah 1848 with B. Young; held various positions; pres.. The Ch. of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1901; announced to US Senate committee 1904 that Mormons no longer sponsored polygamy: fostered friendly relations with non-Mormons.

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