Arnold K. Garr is a professor emeritus of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. He received a BA from Weber State College and an MA from Utah State University, both in history. He also earned a PhD in American history with a minor in LDS Church history from BYU. He is editor of the Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History. He is also the author of the books Joseph Smith: Presidential Candidate and Christopher Columbus: A Latter-day Saint Perspective. Garr served for eight years on the LDS Church Correlation Committee, Materials Evaluation Division. He has also served as a stake president’s counselor, high councilor, bishop, and branch president. As a young man, he served a mission in Finland. He is married to the former Cherie Burns, from Ogden, Utah, and they are the parents of five children.
- Garr, Arnold K.
Garr, Arnold K.
Articles/Chapters by: Arnold K. Garr
- 8. Thomas Bullock: "The Lord's Clerk" from Salt Lake City: The Place Which God Prepared
- 1. Latter-day Saints in Tubuai, French Polynesia, Yesterday and Today from Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: The Pacific Isles
- 2. George A. Smith's Mission with the Twelve in England, 1839–41 from Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: The British Isles
- Columbus: Man of Destiny from Window of Faith: Latter-day Saint Perspectives on World History
- Mormon Pioneers in Communist Estonia,1989–90 from Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: Europe
- 10. Joseph Smith: Man of Forgiveness from Joseph Smith: The Prophet, the Man