Raymond M. Kuehne

RAYMOND M. KUEHNE was born of German immigrant parents and served an LDS mission in Germany. He majored in history at the University of Utah and stud￾ied on a Fulbright Fellowship at Marburg University, Germany, for a year. After a year at tke University of Virginia, he opted out of an academic career path and went to work at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland1 . Presently retired in St. George, Utah, he writes a monthly column for the local newspaper. A mission call to the Freiberg Temple for him and his wife, Genie, provided a new opportunity to pursue history. After researching the origins of the Freiberg Temple, he has begun (with the help of Karlheinz Leonhardt, a local German member) to compile a history of the LDS Church in the Ger￾man Democratic Republic, 1945-90.

The Freiberg Temple: An Unexpected Legacy of a Communist State and a Faithful People

Articles/Essays – Volume 37, No. 2

On April 23, 1983, a groundbreaking ceremony for the only temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built behind the Iron Curtain was held in the city of Freiberg, in the German…

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How Missionaries Entered East Germany: The 1988 Monson-Honecker Meeting

Articles/Essays – Volume 39, No. 4

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