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    Joseph Warren Damron Jr.

    Samoan

    • Set Apart: 7 November 1891
    • Departed From Field: 22 January 1892
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Priesthood: Elder Ord Seventy
    • Called From: Kanosh, Millard, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Abraham H. Cannon
    • Notes: He was transferred with William A. Seegmiller to reopen the Society Islands for missionary work.

    Tahitian

    Society Islands
    • Arrived In Field: 28 January 1892
    • End Date: 8 July 1893
    • Called: 29 November 1891
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: He was appointed to oversee the mission when James S. Brown departed.

    Tahitian

    Society Islands
    • Start Date: 8 July 1893
    • Departed From Field: 11 May 1895
    • Arrived At Home: 17 June 1895
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy

    Stories and Documents

    Joseph W. Damron mission report, circa 1895, Church History Library.

    Summary of his missionary activities in Tahiti, 1891-1895.

    First Presidency missionary calls and recommendations, 1877-1918, Church History Library.

    Letter dated 12 October 1891 accepting his call to serve in the Samoan Mission.

    Joseph W. Damron diaries, 1891-1945, Church History Library.

    Includes accounts of his activities as amissionary and mission president in Samoa, Tahiti, and the Tuamotu Islands, 1891-1895.

    Samoan Mission history, 1863-1966, Church History Library.

    See the index in volume 1 part 1 for entries on his service.

    French-Polynesian Mission history, 1843-1978, Church History Library.

    See the index in volume 2 part 1 for entries on his service.