Edward James Wood

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1866 October 27
Death Date
1956 April 24
Gender
Male

Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory

1866 October 27
Mother
Elizabeth A Gentry
Father
William Wood

Baptized by Joseph Dean

1875 November 18 (Age 9)

Served in Samoan Mission

1888 September–1892 February (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
F. D. Richards
Additional Notes

His Samoan name was Laau.

Images
Missionaries in Samoa
Samoan Missionaries

Arrived in Field

1888 October 10 (Age 21)

Arrived at Home

1892 March 13 (Age 25)

Called as President to Samoan Mission

1896 December–1899 April (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
30th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
S. B. Young
Images
Missionaries in Samoa, probably around 1896-97

Served in Samoan Mission

1916 February 2–April 2 (Age 49) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Cardston, Alberta, Canada
Set Apart By
President Jos F. Smith Jr.

Departed from Home

1916 February 3 (Age 49)

Death

1956 April 24 (Age 89)
Media
Edward James Wood (1866 - 1956) Profile
Missionaries in Samoa
Samoan Missionaries
Missionaries in Samoa, probably around 1896-97