Charles C. Rich

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Birthday
21, 1809
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Nov 17, 1883 (74)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1809
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Nov 17, 1883 (74)

About

Early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement who was called by Brigham Young.

Before Fame

He led a party of early Mormons in 1863 to colonize parts of southeastern Idaho, which at the time was thought to be part of the Utah Territory.

Trivia

He served as an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1849 to 1883.

Family Life

He followed the church's principle of bigamy by taking six wives and fathering 51 children.

Associated With

He followed the leadership of Brigham Young and the surviving Quorum of the Twelve Apostles after the death of Joseph Smith Jr.