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Joseph Bull

1832– 1904

Born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England; baptized in 1848; immigrated to Salt Lake Valley in 1851; accepted work in Deseret News printing office, where he was employed until his death; member of Thirtieth Quorum of Seventy along with GQC; served a mission in southern Utah in 1854; accompanied GQC to San Francisco in 1855 to assist in publishing the Hawaiian Book of Mormon and Western Standard; following a second mission to England, traveled to San Francisco in 1865 to purchase paper for a new Latter-day Saint periodical, the Juvenile Instructor, of which GQC was the first editor; during third mission to England, 1877–79, assisted with publication of new editions of the Book of Mormon and Pearl of Great Price; died in Salt Lake City. (See Jenson, BE, 1:653–57; “Biographies,” in Tullidge, History of Salt Lake City, 123–26; “Death of Joseph Bull,” Deseret Evening News, Jan. 12, 1904; GQC journal, Apr. 20, 1854.)