James Wyley Sessions

Birth Date
1885 December 11
Death Date
1977 April 19
Gender
Male
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Born in Marion, Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States

1885 December 11
Mother
Alice Bradshaw Bryson
Father
Harvey Sessions

Baptized by J. A. Tolman

1894 July 5 (Age 8)

Served in California Mission

1920 April 17–November 10 (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States
Set Apart By
Melvin J. Ballard
Additional Notes

He was originally called to serve as the president of the South African Mission, but ran into troubles getting a visa. He was assigned to the California Mission before being reassigned to the British Mission to await a visa.

departed from home

1920 June 16 (Age 34)

Arrived in Field

1920 June 17 (Age 34)

Set Apart

1920 November 9 (Age 34)

Served in British Mission

1920 December–1921 January (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
California Mission

Called as President to South African Mission

1921 January–1926 May (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States
Set Apart By
Melvin J. Ballard
Images
President and Sister Sessions with Missionaries
Mission President's Family
Missionaries in South Africa
Mission Conference in Mowbray

Arrived at Home

1926 September 1 (Age 40)

Called as President to Salt Lake Mission Home

1936 May–1938 September (Age 50) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Images
Mission President
Mission Photo

Death

1977 April 19 (Age 91)

Married Annie Magdalen Funk

No dates given.
Media
James Wyley Sessions (1885 - 1977) Profile
President and Sister Sessions with Missionaries
Mission President's Family
Missionaries in South Africa
Mission Conference in Mowbray
Mission President
Mission Photo

Sources