This collection of the prison memoirs and letters of the first Mormon convicted of violating the Edmunds Law, which prohibited polygamy, provides a unique perspective on this period of Utah history Rudger Clawson (1857-1943) was a prominent member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as missionary, stake president, apostle, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and counselor in the First Presidency. Himself a product of polygamy, Clawson married Florence Dinwoodey in August 1882, Lydia ...

Prisoner for Polygamy 1993, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252018619