John K. Orme

3 October 1862–16 October 1938

John Kirby Orme was born to Samuel W. Orme and Sarah Cross on 3 October 1862 in Tooele, Utah Territory. He married Jeannette A. Park in the Logan Temple on 1 December 1887. They had nine children. Orme worked as a farmer and stock raiser. He served as a missionary in the southern United States from 1890 to 1892. Orme also served as a president of the Forty-Third Quorum of Seventy, a counselor in the presidency of the high priests quorum, assistant superintendent of the Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Association, and a teacher in the Tooele Sunday School. In 1902, he moved his family to Idaho. He died in Sugar City, Idaho, on 16 October 1938.[1]

  1. [1] “John K. Orme Dies at Home in Idaho,” Transcript-Bulletin (Tooele, UT), 18 Oct. 1938, [4].