LDS History, Feb 4, 1902

-- Feb 4, 1902
The First Presidency announces that Full-Time Missionaries no longer need to pay Tithing while serving. (1)

-- During 1902 March
[Apostle John Henry Smith] Goes to Washington, D.C., with Ben E. Rich to use influence against anti-polygamy amendment to Constitution. (2)

-- Aug 4, 1902
Bureau of Information opened on Temple Square. (3)

-- Sep 24, 1902
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Attends family meeting to inspect loaf of yeastless bread mixed in machine invented by his brother, Selden Clawson. (4)

-- During 1902 September
[Apostle John Henry Smith] Visits Nauvoo, Illinois, and other early church sites. (2)

-- Dec 24, 1902
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Begins to use the title Elder instead of Apostle. (4)

-- 1902
Church Membership at end of year: 299,105
New Converts : 6,174
Percent Change from previous year: 2.11% (5)

[David O McKay] Appointed as principal of the Weber Stake Academy. (6)

First volume of History of the Church, edited by B. H. Roberts, published; new edition of Pearl of Great Price prepared under the direction of James E. Talmage. (3)

-- During 1902-1970
[Periodicals] Children's Friend, The; Primary Salt Lake City, Utah (Periodical) (7)

-- 1903 August-September
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Visits Arizona, Mexico, and California (4)

-- January, 1903
[Quorum of the Twelve] Reed Smoot elected to the U.S. Senate. (8)

-- Jan 4, 1903
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Attends lecture by General William P. Booth, founder of Salvation Army. (4)

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2 - White, Jean Bickmore, Church, State, and Politics, p.xviii, A John Henry Smith Chronology
3 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
4 - Larsen, Stan (editor), A Ministry of Meetings:The Apostolic Diaries of Rudger Clawson, Significant Mormon Diaries Series No. 6, A Rudger Clawson Chronology, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City 1993
5 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
6 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: David O McKay, Salt Lake City, Utah
7 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol.4, Appendix 3: Church Periodicals
8 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology