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Moses Thatcher

banker , manufacturer , stockraiser

Moses Thatcher, American banker, manufacturer, stockraiser. Member Territorial legislative council, 1872-1882, Utah constitutional convs., 1872 and 1894.

Background

Thatcher, Moses was born on February 2, 1842 in Sangamon Company, Illinois, United States. Son of Hezekiah and Alley (Kitchen) T., of Virginia.

Education

Mormons; family followed Saints to Utah, 1847. Went to California, 1849. Returned to Utah, 1858.

Became Mormon missionary at 15.

Career

Went to England, 1865. Superintendent Sunday schools, 1865. President, 1877, Cache Stake of Zion.

Apostle, 1879-1896; deposed for refusal to recognize church control in civil affairs.

Membership

Member Territorial legislative council, 1872-1882, Utah constitutional convs., 1872 and 1894.

Connections

Married 1861, Lettie Farr.

father:
Hezekiah Thatcher

mother:
Alley (Kitchen) Thatcher

spouse:
1861