12 are called to the Quorums of the Seventy



    Twelve men were called to serve in the Quorums of the Seventy Saturday during the 166th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Called to the First Quorum of the Seventy were Elder Bruce C. Hafen, currently the provost and professor of law at BYU, and BYU president, Elder Merrill J. Bateman.

    Elder Dallas N. Archibald, president of the Brazil Area; and Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the Europe West Area Presidency received calls to the First Quorum of the Seventy.

    The following people were called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy: Elder L. Edward Brown, a former Pocatello, Idaho, mayor; Elder Sheldon F. Child, president of R.C. Willey Home Furnishings; Elder Quentin L. Cook, an attorney and vice chairman of Sutter/CHS.

    Elder William Rolfe Kerr, president of the Texas Dallas Mission;

    Elder Dennis E. Simmons, a Las Vegas attorney; Elder Jerald L. Taylor, a self-employed rancher.

    Elder Francisco J. Vinas, the country director in Spain for the Church Educational System and Elder Richard B. Wirthlin, chairman and chief executive officer of Wirthlin Worldwide, an opinion research firm.

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