Accordingly to President Brigham Young, which U.S. President is “in hell” and that “he was glad of if?”
a. Van Buren
C. Respected them
Because the Nazis emphasized racial purity, they promoted genealogical research. Government officials, who had earlier regarded the Mormons as an unpopular sect and thus denied them access to vital records, now respected them because of their interest in genealogy.
Gilbert W. Scharffs, Mormonism in Germany (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1970), 86-8.