Karl Gottfried Maeser

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1828 January 16
Death Date
1901 February 15
Gender
Male

Born in Meissen, Saxony, Germany

1828 January 16
Mother
Christina Zocher
Father
Johan Gottfried Maeser

Baptized by Franklin D. Richards

1855 October 12 (Age 27)
Mission Type
Other
Additional Notes

Assistant Organist

Served in Swiss Mission

1867 April 27–December 31 (Age 39) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
5th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
W. Woodruff
Additional Notes

The Swiss, Italian, and German Mission became the Swiss and German Mission.

Arrived in Field

1867 August 13 (Age 39)

Served in Swiss and German Mission

1868 January 1–June 12 (Age 39) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Residence When Called
Swiss, Italian, and German Mission
Additional Notes

He was appointed mission president.

Called as President to Swiss and German Mission

1868 June–1870 July (Age 40) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Residence When Called
Swiss and German Mission
Additional Notes

During his tenure he began publication of Der Stern.

Arrived at Home

1870 August 5 (Age 42)

Called as President to California Mission

1894 January 19–August 17 (Age 66) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
John Henry Smith

Arrived in field

1894 January 25 (Age 66)

Death

1901 February 15 (Age 73)
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