145 years ago today - Aug 23, 1875

Apostle Wilford Woodruff is proxy in vicarious baptisms for all signers of Declaration of Independence (except John Hancock) and for all decesaed U.S. presidents, except James Buchanan and Martin Van Buren. This is first baptism for dead on behalf of U.S. president since 1840.

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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