Mormon Constitutional Convention Delegates Elect Brigham Young for Governor

Mormon Constitutional Convention Delegates Elect Brigham Young for Governor

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Mormon delegates at a constitutional convention elect leaders for their proposed state of Deseret: Brigham Young as governor; Willard Richards as secretary; Newell K. Whitney as treasurer; and Heber Kimball as chief justice.

Deseret encompasses the present state of Utah, most of Nevada and Arizona, some of California, and portions of Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Oregon, and Idaho.

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