Daniel Wells
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1814
Date of Death: 1891
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Religion: Mormon (convert)
Occupation: Politician, Clergyman
Spouse: Seven
Children: Several
Political Office(s): Mayor of Salt Lake City
Fictional Appearances:
Southern Victory
POD: September 10, 1862
Appearance(s): How Few Remain
Type of Appearance: Direct
Date of Death: 1881
Cause of Death: Execution by hanging

Daniel Hanmer Wells (October 27, 1814 – March 24, 1891) was an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the third mayor (1866-1876) of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, United States.

Daniel Wells in Southern Victory[]

Daniel Wells (1814-1881) was one of six Mormon leaders executed by United States Military Governor John Pope in 1881 after the unsuccessful insurrection staged during the Second Mexican War.[1]


  1. How Few Remain, pg. 385, PB.
Political offices
Preceded by
Abraham O. Smoot
Mayor of Salt Lake City
Succeeded by
Feramorz Little