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Brigham Henry Roberts
Birth: Mar. 13, 1857
Lancashire, England
Death: Sep. 27, 1933
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Historian, Politician. US Congressman-elect. He was elected to the US Congress in 1899 as a representative of the state of Utah, but was denied his House seat in 1900 because of his controversial religious practice of Polygamy. He was born in Warrington, England and immigrated to the United States in 1866. He received his formal education in Utah, graduating from Deseret University in Salt Lake City. He taught school for several years following graduation before joining the Salt Lake Herald newspaper as an associate and managing editor. He served as a delegate to the Utah state constitutional convention in 1894 and was defeated for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1895. He was one of the leading figures and authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints, writing numerous works on church doctrine and Mormon history. Ordained a minister in the church, he served as a chaplain with the 145th Field Artillery Regiment in France during the first World War, under the command of General John Pershing. Following his return from Europe he served as president of the Eastern States Mission of the Church from 1922 to 1927 in New York City. He died from complications related to diabetes at the age of 76. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Roberts (1826 - 1898)
  Ann Reed Everington Roberts (1826 - 1910)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Louisa Smith Roberts (1854 - 1923)*
  Celia Ann Dibble Roberts (1864 - 1936)*
  Margaret Curtis Roberts (1849 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Lena Roberts (1885 - 1898)*
  Luna Smith Roberts (1889 - 1960)*
  Harold Dibble Roberts (1890 - 1982)*
  Hazel Roberts Moss (1893 - 1962)*
  Naola Roberts (1895 - 1953)*
  Georgiana Roberts Livingston Mowry (1897 - 1970)*
  Joanna Roberts Naylor (1897 - 1963)*
  David Knight Roberts (1902 - 1969)*
  Lawrence Richard Roberts (1902 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Martha Roberts Day (1849 - 1931)*
  Annie Roberts Willey (1851 - 1930)*
  Benjamin Roberts (1853 - 1858)*
  Sarah Roberts (1855 - 1855)*
  Emma Roberts (1855 - 1855)*
  Brigham Henry Roberts (1857 - 1933)
  Thomas Roberts (1860 - 1962)*
  Byrnina Ann Dustin Willey (1872 - 1951)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Centerville City Cemetery
Centerville
Davis County
Utah, USA
Plot: A-17-6-3
GPS (lat/lon): 40.91223, -111.86815
 
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Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Aug 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15485627
Brigham Henry Roberts
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Brigham Henry Roberts
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Brigham Henry Roberts
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