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Talmage, James Edwardlocked

(21 September 1862–27 July 1933)
  • Kerri A. Inglis

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Talmage, James Edward (21 September 1862–27 July 1933), geologist and theologian, was born in Hungerford, Berkshire County, England, the son of James Joyce Talmage and Susannah Preater. At age ten Talmage converted to Mormonism along with the rest of his family. Baptized and confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (nicknamed the Mormons) on 15 June 1873 in Hungerford, Talmage’s religious beliefs would permeate his life and directly influence his career....

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