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Thomas C. Sharp

Born: Sep 25, 1818

Death: Apr 9, 1894

Birthplace: Mount Holly

Nationality: United States

Thomas C. Sharp

Date of Birth : Sep 25, 1818
Date of Death : Apr 9, 1894
Birth Place : Mount Holly

Thomas Coke Sharp was a prominent opponent of Joseph Smith, Jr. and the Latter Day Saints in Illinois in the 1840s. Sharp promoted his anti-Mormon views largely through the Warsaw Signal newspaper, of which he was the owner, editor, and publisher. Sharp was one of five defendants tried and acquitted of the murders of Smith and his brother Hyrum.

Also known as


  • Mayor Thomas C. Sharp
  • Thomas Sharp
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