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President William W. Ritter, 1864-1865.

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President William Wollerton Ritter (or Riter).

  • age at call: about 26
  • born: Chester Co., Pennsylvania
  • Mission: 1863-1865, Germany, Switzerland;
    1865, Austria; 1865-1866, Great Britain
  • career/calling: helped build the Utah Central Railroad,
    and roads leading south of Salt Lake City.
  • Wife: single when he served as mission president.
    (Later married Susan Denten [3 children],
    and when she died, Priscilla Jennings [6 children].)

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