Heritage Gateways

Official Sesquicentennial K-12 Education Project
sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education, the BYU-Public School Partnership and the Utah Education Network

Historical Pioneer Biographies

Heber C. Kimball

Born: 1801 Died: 1868

Six feet tall, weighing 200 pounds with big, sloping shoulders, Heber Chase Kimball crossed the plains 3 times. Called as first counselor to Brigham Young in 1847, he served in that calling until his death in 1868.

Biography: Heber C. Kimball