Edward Hunter Snow: Pioneer—Educator—Statesman (2020)

Edward Hunter Snow: Pioneer—Educator—Statesman Thomas G. Alexander Edward Hunter Snow Pioneer Educator Statesman The life of Edward Hunter Snow a leader in second generation Mormon Utah closely paralleled the early twentieth century development of the West Born in St George Utah to Julia Spencer a
  • Title: Edward Hunter Snow: Pioneer—Educator—Statesman
  • Author: Thomas G. Alexander
  • ISBN: 9780870624155
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Hardcover
Edward Hunter Snow: Pioneer—Educator—Statesman Thomas G. Alexander The life of Edward Hunter Snow 1865 1932 , a leader in second generation Mormon Utah, closely paralleled the early twentieth century development of the West Born in St George, Utah, to Julia Spencer and Mormon apostle Erastus Snow, Edward Hunter Snow was instrumental both in the development of southern Utah and in the growth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day SThe life of Edward Hunter Snow 1865 1932 , a leader in second generation Mormon Utah, closely paralleled the early twentieth century development of the West Born in St George, Utah, to Julia Spencer and Mormon apostle Erastus Snow, Edward Hunter Snow was instrumental both in the development of southern Utah and in the growth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints during a period of rapid change In Edward Hunter Snow, the first biography of the man, noted western and Mormon historian Thomas G Alexander presents Snow as a servant of family, church, state, and nation Offering insights into the LDS Church around the turn of the twentieth century, Alexander narrates the events of Snow s missions to the American South, including encounters with the Ku Klux Klan in the 1880s, and to New York As president of the St George Stake and church leader, Snow sought to reshape the LDS Church s place in Utah confining its influence to religious and cultural practices and avoiding politics.Although he was involved in numerous causes throughout his life, Snow was especially dedicated to education A graduate of what is now Brigham Young University, he worked to ensure that the state s children would have access to quality education Snow founded what is now Dixie State College and, as a state senator, introduced legislation to establish what is now Southern Utah University.As the nineteenth century gave way to the twentieth, Snow helped St George grow from an isolated cotton colony to an important stop on the main automobile route from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles Alexander shows that rugged, southwestern Utah s flowering into cultural and commercial maturity was due to the foresight and dedication of second generation pioneers like Edward Hunter Snow.
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  1. BHodges

    At the dawn of the twentieth century the LDS Church was in the midst of a transition from a settlement founding polygamous and communitarian organization into an increasingly mainstream American church 347 No survey has covered these shifts in greater detail than Thomas Alexander s Mormonism in Transition Alexander s latest book, Edward Hunter Snow Pioneer, Educator, Statesman, covers the same transitional period through the experiences of a particular historical figure who not only exemplified [...]

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