David Orson Calder

18 Jun 1823 - 3 Jul 1884
David Orson Calder (1823-1884) was born 18 Jun. 1823 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland. He was the son of Ann Johnston and George Calder. He was baptized in Aug. 1840 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He married Annie Rogers Mackay in 1848; participated in plural marriage. He was a secretary to Brigham Young, an editor of the Deseret News, the treasurer of Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution, and a co-founder of Deseret University, and he interacted with Wilford Woodruff in each role. He died 3 Jul. 1884 in Lake Point, Tooele Co., Utah Territory

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