back of card: BRIGHAM YOUNG Brigham Young was bom June 1, 1801 in Whitingham, Vt. He succeeded Joseph Smith as President of the "Mormon" Church when the latter was martyred in Carthage, Ill. in 1844. He led a small band of pioneers into the great unknown West in 1847 and established Salt Lake City where he proved himself to be the greatest colonizer of his time. He died in Salt Lake City. Aug. 29. 1877.
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