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Rigdon, Sidney


Rigdon, Sidney

An early convert and leader in the restored Church in the 1830s and early 1840s. Sidney Rigdon served for a time as First Counselor to Joseph Smith in the First Presidency of the Church (D&C 35; 58:50, 57; 63:55–56; 76:11–12, 19–23; 90:6; 93:44; 100:9–11; 124:126). He later fell away and was excommunicated in September 1844.