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Newel K. Whitney

Born: Feb 5, 1795

Death: Sep 24, 1850

Birthplace: Marlboro

Nationality: United States

Newel K. Whitney

Date of Birth : Feb 5, 1795
Date of Death : Sep 24, 1850
Birth Place : Marlboro

Newel Kimball Whitney was a prominent leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and an American businessman. He served as Bishop of Kirtland, Ohio, Far West, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois. He also served as the second Presiding Bishop of the Church from 1847 until his death. He died in 1850 of pleurisy.

Also known as

  • Newel Whitney


  • Emmeline B. Wells
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