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Melvin J. Ballard

Melvin J. Ballard was born 9 Feb. 1873, at Logan, UT.  He was ordained an apostle 7 Jan. 1919, by Heber J. Grant, at Salt Lake City, UT, at the age of 45.  Elder Ballard passed away on the 30th of July, 1939, at Salt Lake City, UT.Source

Writings and Publications:

  • The Three Degrees of Glory, A discourse by Melvin J. Ballard.  (.html, Adobe .pdf) Provided by Stan Barker.  Electronic version copyright 2004 by SHIELDS.

Source:  Joseph Fielding Smith, Essentials in Church History (Deseret Book Company, Salt Lake City, UT: 18th Ed. 1963) Appendix, page 700.)