Ezra Foss Richards

Birth Date
1860 July 27
Death Date
1930 February 1
Gender
Male
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Photographer unknown :Portrait of Ezra Foss Richards. Ref: PA2-2756. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22752917

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Born in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States

1860 July 27
Mother
Rhoda H. Foss
Father
Franklin D. Richards

Baptised by Oliver Robinson

1873 October 12 (Age 13)

Served in Australasian Mission

1884 October–1888 April (Age 24) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
56th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Franklin D. Richards

Arrived in Field

1884 November 15 (Age 24)

Arrived at Home

1888 May 17 (Age 27)

Called as President to Australasian Mission

1896 April–1897 December (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Seymour B. Young
Additional Notes

The mission was split and he became president of the new New Zealand Mission.

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Ezra Foss Richards (1860 - 1930), Australasian (1896 - 1897)

Arrived in Field

1896 June 29 (Age 35)

Called as President to New Zealand Mission

1898 January 1–April 28 (Age 37) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Residence When Called
Australasian Mission

Arrived at Home

1898 May 23 (Age 37)

Served in California Mission

1926 December–1927 June (Age 66) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Samuel L. Richards

Departed from Home

1926 December 15 (Age 66)

Death

1930 February 1 (Age 69)
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Ezra Foss Richards (1860 - 1930) Profile
Ezra Foss Richards (1860 - 1930), Australasian (1896 - 1897)

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