|Centuries:||19th century - 20th century - 21st century|
|Decades:||1910s 1920s 1930s - 1940s - 1950s 1960s 1970s|
|Years:||1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949|
Florida (now Jacksonville, Florida West) Stake formed, first in the South-eastern United States.
- October 19- South Carolina (now Florence South Carolina), first stake in South Carolina, organized.
- January 21- Charles A. Callis of the quorum of the 12 dies.