The history of Z.C.M.I, Thursday, Jul 21, 1910

-- Thursday, Jul 21, 1910
[Second Counselor John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

The Directors of Z.C.M.I. met at 3 p.m. They looked over the new store. It will be very fine. (1)

-- Thursday, Jan 5, 1911
[Second Counselor John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

At 10 a.m. all of the Presidency and all of the Twelve but Rudger Clawson and Reed Smoot met and Patriarch John Smith and Secretary Geo. F. Gibbs were also present. Prayer by A. W. Ivins. Mouth at the Altar A. H. Lund. Reports were made. Some letters were read. We talked over the question as to what to do with men who it was presumed had violated the Church Rules about marrying plural wives.

The Directors of Z.C.M.I. met and talked over the questions of the proper treatment of Customers by Clerks. (1)

-- Thursday, Feb 16, 1911
[Second Counselor John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

The Directors of Z.C.M.I. [met] at 3 p.m. and heard yearly reports. We increased our dividend for the year. (1)

-- During 1921
(Anthony W. Ivins) Ivins had been a prosperous rancher in Saint George, where he was manager of the Mojave Land and Cattle Company and co-owner of the Kaibab Cattle Company. In Salt Lake City he served as vice-president of Utah State National Bank, Zion's Savings Bank and Trust Company, and ZCMI; director of Deseret Savings Bank and United States Fuel Company; and president of Utah Savings and Trust Company. (2)

-- During 1937
(George Albert Smith) At twelve, George attended the Brigham Young Academy for a year under Karl G. Maeser, returning home when his father left on a mission to England. At eighteen, he attended the University of Utah, but left after a year to work as a sales clerk at ZCMI.

In 1892 he married Lucy Emily Woodruff, a grand-daughter of Wilford Woodruff; they had three children. She died in 1937. He never remarried. (2)

1 - Jean Bickmore White (editor), Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1990
2 - Van Wagoner, Richard and Walker, Steven C., A Book of Mormons

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