Samuel Otis Bennion

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1874 June 9
Death Date
1945 March 8
Gender
Male

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

1874 June 9
Mother
Emma Jane Terry
Father
John Rowland Bennion

Baptized by Llewelyn J Mantle

1882 May 4 (Age 7)

Married Charlotte Ella Towler

1898 August 25 (Age 24)

Served in Central States Mission

1904 November–1906 November (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
115th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
M. W. Merrill
Additional Notes

Bennion had been called as mission president on 1 October 1906 and shadowed James G. Duffin for a month before assuming leadership of the mission.

Arrived in Field

1904 November 12 (Age 30)

Called

1906 October 1 (Age 32)

Called as President to Central States Mission

1906 November–1934 January (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
115th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Additional Notes

Bennion was set apart as a member of the First Council of Seventy near the end of his mission in 1933. 

Images
Mission Photo
Central States Mission 1927-1929
Central States Mission
President and Sister Bennion
Central States Mission, Texas Conference with President Bennion 1922-1924
Mission Presidents in the United States and Mexico
Central States Mission ca 1909
Elders of the East Kansas Conference Central States Mission 1909-1910
Mission Photo, 1916
Missionaries of the Arkansas Conference
Central States Mission
North Texas Conf. at Ft. Worth, 28 May 1922, Central States Mission
Central States Missionaries
Central States Missionaries March 1915
Barney, Arkansas Conference 4 November 1923
Elders of the East Kansas Conference Central States Mission 1909-1910
Central States Mission, March 16, 1930
Central States Mission
Mission Presidents in the United States and Mexico
Central States Mission January 1917-September 1919
Elders of the East Kansas Conference Central States Mission 1909-1910

Death in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1945 March 8 (Age 70)
Media
Samuel Otis Bennion (1874-1945) Profile
Central States Mission ca 1928
Mission Photo
Central States Mission 1927-1929
Central States Mission
President and Sister Bennion
Central States Mission, Texas Conference with President Bennion 1922-1924
Mission Presidents in the United States and Mexico
Central States Mission ca 1909
Elders of the East Kansas Conference Central States Mission 1909-1910
Mission Photo, 1916
Missionaries of the Arkansas Conference
Central States Mission
North Texas Conf. at Ft. Worth, 28 May 1922, Central States Mission
Central States Missionaries
Central States Missionaries March 1915
Barney, Arkansas Conference 4 November 1923
Elders of the East Kansas Conference Central States Mission 1909-1910
Central States Mission, March 16, 1930
Central States Mission
Mission Presidents in the United States and Mexico
Central States Mission January 1917-September 1919
Elders of the East Kansas Conference Central States Mission 1909-1910

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