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    John Andreas Widtsoe

    German

    • Set Apart: 5 August 1898
    • Departed From Field: 5 July 1900
    • Mission type: Education
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: Brigham Young Jr.

    British

    • Set Apart: 21 November 1927
    • Departed From Home: 30 November 1927
    • Released: 31 December 1928
    • Officially Took Charge Of Mission: 1 January 1928
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with spouse: Leah Eudora Dunford
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: Heber Jeddy Grant
    • Notes: The British Mission was separated from the direct management of the European Mission president at the end of 1928. However, he remained in Europe as the European Mission president.

    European

    • Start Date: 1 January 1929
    • End Date: 1930
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with spouse: Leah Eudora Dunford
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve

    Stories and Documents

    British Mission history, 1841-1971, Church History Library.

    See the index above for entries on his service.