A Note about Brigham’s Beard

Although Brigham Young was eliminated from the final runoff when he lost to Joseph F. Smith in the “Patriarchal Beard” category of our recent contest, he did have a notable, distinguished patriarchal-style beard. (Anyone know how long it would have taken him to grow one that long?)

This portrait is a familiar one, used, for example, on the cover of the Teachings manual from a few years ago.

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