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Reed Smoot

apostle in politics

by Milton R. Merrill

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Published by Utah State University Press in Logan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941,
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
    • Mormons -- Utah -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
    • Utah -- Politics and government,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-415) and index.

      StatementMilton R. Merrill ; with a foreword by M. Judd Harmon ; and an introduction by F. Ross Peterson.
      SeriesWestern experience
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.S674 M47 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 426 p. :
      Number of Pages426
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2200986M
      ISBN 100874211271
      LC Control Number89022621

      Title: The Mormon Church On Trial: Transcripts of the Reed Smoot Hearings Editor: Michael Harold Paulos Publisher: Signature Books Reviewed by Nicholas S. Literski For decades, talk of the Reed .   LDS Apostle Reed Smoot was elected as a US Senator from Utah in , causing Congress to investigate whether the LDS Church had continued to practice polygamy. Lindsay Hansen Park, host of the Year of Polygamy podcast, will give us more details into early 20 th century practices and we will talk more about the apostle/senator Reed Smoot.

      Reed Smoot & America’s Natural Resources, Thomas G. Alexander. Many Utahns remember Reed Smoot for his service as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or for his thirty years as a United States Senator (). They might remember him for his early battle to.   “Testimony of Reed Smoot.” The Testimony of Important Witnesses as Given Before the Committee on Privileges and Elections of the US Senate in the Matter of the Protest Against the Right of Hon. Reed Smoot, A Senator from the State of Utah, to Hold his Seat. Salt Lake City: Salt Lake City Tribune, 3– Print. Thomas, Charles L.

      The [Senator Reed] Smoot trial. It was a huge deal. It's like Watergate. As the 20th century dawned, both the nation and the Mormon Church knew they still had a Mormon problem. SUMMARY: Reed Smoot, Senator from Utah; and Apostle, LDS Church. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Janu ; moved with his parents to Provo, Utah County, Utah, in ; attended Mormon church schools and academies including the Brigham Young Academy high school at Provo as a member of the high school Class of [there were no college classes at BYA at that time], graduating with .


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The Life Story Of Brigham Young. Author: Susa Young. GT: Reed Smoot was elected as Utah senator. Even though Reed was an apostle, he was also a monogamist.

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They ask him all kinds of questions. The Reed Smoot hearings were a turning point in this history of the Latter-day Saints (commonly called Mormons). Reed Smoot was the first Mormon to be elected to the U.S. Senate; his election proved that Mormons could be enticed to abandon the Democratic Party and vote for the (widely hated) Republicans.

Flag as Inappropriate. Inthe year after Reed Smoot won the senatorial election, he was battling to retain his seat in the U.S. Senate. 4 This investigation in Washington, D.C., really focused on LDS beliefs, practices, and history. 5 Never before had the Church been so thoroughly investigated by an official federal government body and criticized and lampooned.Book 30 Reactions to the Reed Smoot Trial: A Selected Bibliography: Pilling, Paula Louise Book 1 Opposing the 'High Ecclesiasts at Washington': Frank J.

Cannon's Editorial Fusillades during the Reed Smoot Hearings, Paulos, Michael H. Utah's election of Reed Smoot, a prominent Mormon, to the United States Senate sparked a marathon investigation that became the focus for Americans' fear, ignorance, and suspicion of Mormonism.

Statement of the Case On Februthe credentials for Reed Smoot (R-UT) were presented and placed on file. On the same day, a memorial from.