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Young, Brigham (1801–1877)

  • By: William F. Hanna
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Mormon leader and colonizer of Utah

As successor to Joseph Smith Jr., Brigham Young became the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the first territorial governor of Utah. His strong, pragmatic leadership despite widespread hostility ensured ...

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