Willard Trowbridge Snow

Birth Date
1811 May 6
Death Date
1853 August 21
Gender
Male
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Born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

1811 May 6
Mother
Lucina Streeter
Father
Levi Snow

Baptized by Orson Pratt

1833 June 18 (Age 22)

Served in Northern States Mission

1834 October–1835 February (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

Served in Northern States Mission

1842–1844 (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Michigan

Served in Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign Mission

1844 April 15–January (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Additional Notes

Presided over New Hampshire missionaries.

Served in British Mission

1851 September–1852 April (Age 40) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

He was transferred to serve as president of the Scandinavian Mission.

arrived in field

1851 December 29 (Age 40)

Called

1852 March 18 (Age 40)

Called as President to Scandinavian Mission

1852 April–1853 August (Age 40) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Scandinavian Mission
Additional Notes

Although he was technically appointed mission president in March 1852, he did not proactively perform in that office until after the departure of John E. Forsgren in December, effectively making them co-presidents for much of 1852.

On 21 August 1853, he died aboard the steamship Transit on the German Ocean, en route from Copenhagen, Denmark to Liverpool, England, and was buried at sea.

Death

1853 August 21 (Age 42)
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