LeGrand Pollard Backman

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1893 December 18
Death Date
1988 April 19
Gender
Male

Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

1893 December 18
Mother
Grace Bailey Pollard
Father
Gustave Hilmer Backman

Baptized by Oliver Hodgson

1902 May 3 (Age 8)

Served in South African Mission

1915 April–1919 July (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Francis M. Lyman
Images
Mission Conference, January 1917
South African Mission, circa 1917-1918

Departed from Home

1915 April 5 (Age 21)

Married Edith Mary Price

1921 June 8 (Age 27)

Called as President to South African Mission

1935 January–1938 September (Age 41) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Utah, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Heber J. Grant
Images
Mission President and family
Mission Reunion
Served With

Departed from Home

1935 January 18 (Age 41)

Death

1988 April 19 (Age 94)
Media
LeGrand Pollard Backman (1893 - 1988) Profile
Mission Conference, January 1917
South African Mission, circa 1917-1918
Mission President and family
Mission Reunion

Sources