John R. Murdock (Mormon) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsJohn R. Murdock
Murdock ca. 1909
|Member of the Council of Fifty|
|April 10, 1880– November 12, 1913|
|Born||John Riggs Murdock
September 13, 1826
Orange, Ohio, United States
|Died||November 12, 1913
Milford, Utah, United States
|Resting place||Mountain View Cemetery
|Organization||Members of the Council of Fifty|
|Spouse(s)||Almira Henrietta Lott
Mary Ellen Wolfenden
John Riggs Murdock (September 13, 1826 – November 12, 1913) was the leader of the most Mormon pioneer down-and-back companies in Latter-day Saint history, leading ox-drawn wagon trains that carried both merchandise and passengers "down and back" from Missouri to Utah.
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