Author Archives: Joe Toronto

Coming Soon to this Site – Treasure Trove of Historical Documents

by Steve Toronto Approximately three and half years ago, I received a CD from Angela Haight (great granddaughter of Giuseppe and his first wife Eleanor) that contained digitized photographs of a treasure trove of documents that she had discovered were … Continue reading

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The Wallace Toronto Foundation

I’ve recently become aware of the Wallace Toronto Foundation. Wally, as he was known, was the Mission President of the Czeckoslovakia Mission for more than 32 years, up until his death in 1967. The Wallace Toronto Foundation’s website is located … Continue reading

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Lamont Toronto in the April 2011 Ensign?

I recently received a call from a friend alerting me that they saw a photo of my dad, Lamont Toronto, in the new April Ensign. Not finding it online, I checked my print copy at home and immediately saw a … Continue reading

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Histories and Biographies Now Posted.

During a recent gathering of the legacy officers of this organization, (Jim, John & Carolyn, and Joe Toronto who’ve been in place since the 1980’s) it was agreed to try to re-energize the organization, establish a website and start posting … Continue reading

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Rome, Italy Temple Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Rome, Italy Temple was held on October 23, 2010. President Thomas S. Monson presided over the groundbreaking ceremony here for the Rome Italy Temple, imparted words of direction and love before offering a prayer of … Continue reading

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Giuseppe Efisio Taranto

What follows here is the Biography of Giuseppe Efisio Taranto commonly known as Joseph Toronto. He was an Italian sailor who ran a small business in Boston harbor selling supplies to ships. It was here that he met the Mormon … Continue reading

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Website Header Photo

Your webmaster is seeking input and candidates for great header photos for this website. Since I’m a sucker for sunsets, I’m proposing one of these below. The first three are a Mediterranean sunset taken on Dec. 18, 2010 from a … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to the new website of the Joseph Toronto Foundation. Check back here for news and updates to family histories and geneology. As always, when you visit, please leave comments and feedback. Usually your comments are the only reward bloggers … Continue reading

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