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Franklin D. Richards

Born: Apr 2, 1821

Death: Dec 9, 1899

Birthplace: Massachusetts

Nationality: United States

Franklin D. Richards

Date of Birth : Apr 2, 1821
Date of Death : Dec 9, 1899
Birth Place : Massachusetts

Franklin Dewey Richards was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1849 until his death. He served as the quorum's president from 1898 until his death. Both his son, George F. Richards, and grandson LeGrand Richards, were members of the quorum, with his son also serving as president of the quorum from 1945 to 1950. Richards also served in the Utah Territorial Legislature in 1852 and 1856. Franklin County, Idaho, is named after Richards.

Also known as

  • Franklin Richards


  • Phinehas Richards


  • Jane S. Richards


  • George F. Richards
  • Franklin S. Richards
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