Prophet Portrait: Wilford Woodruff


Wilford Woodruff

Wilford Woodruff served a mission in Great Britain in the 1840s. Because of his service, more than 1,000 people were baptized. Wilford Woodruff later served as president of the St. George Utah Temple. As President of the Church, he pushed for Utah to become a state. He also received the revelation and issued Official Declaration—1 instructing the Saints to stop practicing polygamy.

Wilford Woodruff(click to view larger)

Illustration by Robert T. Barrett