John F. Boynton

Geologist, Inventor

1811 – 1890

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Who was John F. Boynton?

John Farnham Boynton was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and an American geologist and inventor. He was one of the original members of the Latter Day Saint movement's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Boynton was born in Bradford, Massachusetts to Eliphalet Boynton and Susan Nichols. He was married to Susan Lowell. In his teenage years, Boynton attended Columbia University and at age 20 began medical school in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Born
Sep 20, 1811
Bradford
Also known as
  • John Boynton
Religion
  • Mormonism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
Died
Oct 20, 1890
Syracuse

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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