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John Young Jensen

Bishop of the Castle Dale Ward, Emery Stake, Utah, from 1898 to 1906, was born April 18, 1858, in Ravnholt, Denmark, the son of Niels Christian Jensen and Karen Sejersen. He was baptized in 1866 in Denmark, and came to Utah the same year. He was ordained a High Priest Aug. 12, 1889, and a Bishop April 17, 1898, by Francis M. Lyman.

Source: Jenson, Andrew. LDS Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City, UT: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901.


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