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Alfred Cornelius Rees

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1876 February 9
Death Date
1941 July 26
Gender
Male
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Born in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States

1876 February 9
Mother
Christina Amelia Hassel
Father
Joseph Alexander Rees

Baptized by R. M. Beck

1884 (Age 7)

Served in Swiss Mission

1899 May–1902 September (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Rudger Clawson

Married Ida May Davis

1906 January 4 (Age 29)

Called as President to German and Austrian Mission

1937 July 21–December 31 (Age 61) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Gilmer Park, Bonneville, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
David O. McKay
Additional Notes

He was appointed president of the new East German Mission when the Swiss-German and German-Austrian Missions were dissolved and their areas reassigned.

Served With

Departed from Home

1937 July 22 (Age 61)

Called as President to East German Mission

1938 January–1939 September (Age 61) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
German-Austrian Mission
Set Apart By
David O Mckay
Additional Notes
Evacuation to the states in Sep 1939 due to the war in Europe.
(SS Washington sailed Le Harve France to NYC)
Images
Mission Photo, Dresden, Germany 1938
Served With

Death

1941 July 26 (Age 65)
Media
Alfred Cornelius Rees (1876 - 1941) Profile
Mission Photo, Dresden, Germany 1938

Sources