Heber C. Kimball

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Birthday
14, 1801
Birthplace
Sheldon, VT
Death Date
Jun 22, 1868 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1801
Birthplace
Sheldon, VT
Death Date
Jun 22, 1868 (67)

About

One of the original twelve apostles in the early days of the Latter Day Saints Movement.

Before Fame

In his early 20s, out of curiosity he decided to attend a sermon of the The LDS Church; he heard the gospel and less than a year later joined the church.

Trivia

After Joseph Smith's murder and the Mormon exodus from Illinois, he helped to create the plan for their migration to Utah.

Family Life

He married Vilate Murray in 1822; he was 21 at the time.

Associated With

He was a close friend and counselor to Smith's successor, Brigham Young.