RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 11972229 LA English T1 The life and thought of Orson Pratt A1 England, Breck,, PB University of Utah Press PP [Salt Lake City, Utah] YR 1985 SN 0874802245 9780874802245 AB Orson Pratt (1811-1881) was born in Hartford, New York to Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. He, along with several other members of his family, were early members of the LDS Church. In 1835 Orson and his brother, Parley P. Pratt, were called to be apostles in the LDS Church. Orson practiced plural marriage and was the father of a number of children. He was the first to publicly announce the Momron doctrine of the plurality of wives. He died in Salt Lake City in 1881.