85 years ago today - Aug 26, 1937

The death of Apostle Joseph Fielding Smith's wife after four years of acute depression and emotional illness. Ethel Reynolds Smith spent much of that time in the Utah State Hospital for the Insane, where her father (a general authority) had also been confined.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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