History of Anthony W. Ivins, Utah
Taken from the Utah Historical Society (Links Added)
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Biographical Chronology
1852 Born 16 September in Toms River, New Jersey to Israel and Anna Lowrie Ivins
1853 Arrived in Salt Lake Valley
1861 Israel Ivins called to colonize St. George in southern Utah
1875 Called on LDS church mission to Arizona and New Mexico
1877 Appointed constable of St. George
1877 Called on second mission to preach to the Indians and Mexicans in New Mexico
1878 Married Elizabeth Ashby Snow
1881 Appointed to St. George LDS Stake High Council of the church
1882 Elected to St. George City Council
1882 Called on third mission to Mexico City (to 1884)
1883 Appointed president of the Mexican Mission of the LDS Church
1884 Appointed City Attorney of St. George
1884 Elected Washington County Assessor & Collector and Prosecuting Attorney
1886 Appointed County Assessor & Collector, Mohave County, Arizona
1888 Chosen as counselor in St. George Stake Presidency
1890 Elected mayor of St. George 1891 Appointed Special Indian Agent for the Shivwits Indians
1893 Elected to Territorial Legislature from Washington County
1894 Elected to Utah State Constitutional Convention, Salt Lake City
1895 Called to Mexico to colonize as the president of the Juarez Stake of Zion (to 1907)

1907 Chosen as a member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (to 1921)

1921 Chosen as second counselor to Heber J. Grant, president of the LDS Church (to 1925)

1925 Made first counselor to Heber J. Grant (to 1934)
1934 Died 23 September at home in Salt Lake City 1970 Elected to National Cowboy Hall of Fame.
Anthony W. Ivins Papers, 1875-1934, Utah State Historical Society.

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