Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Outside of His Father’s Footsteps

Frank Cannon
Frank Cannon was born the same day his father, George Q., was placed in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Frank became known as what?
a.                  The first son and father to serve simultaneously as general authorities
b.                  The first missionary for the church to baptize over 100 in a week
c.                   An apostate author
d.                  The first editor of the Ensign
Yesterday’s answer:
b.   Erastus Snow and William Jordan Flake
The community of Snowflake, Arizona is named for Erastus Snow and William Jordan Flake and not for the frozen precipitation from the sky.

Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, 4 vols. 1901-36. Reprint, (Salt Lake City: Western Epics, 1971), 1:103-15; Andrew Karl Larsen, Erastus Snow: The Life of a Missionary and Pioneer for the Early Mormon Church (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1971).

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