Gordon B. Hinckley

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Birthday
23, 1910
Birthplace
Salt Lake City, UT
Death Date
Jan 27, 2008 (97)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1910
Birthplace
Salt Lake City, UT
Death Date
Jan 27, 2008 (97)

About

Religious leader who served as the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from March 1995 until his death in January 2008. He was the oldest person to ever serve as the president of the LDS church.

Before Fame

He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of of Utah and became a missionary for the LDS Church.

Trivia

He was considered by some members of his church to be a prophet and a seer.

Family Life

He was married to Marjorie Hinckley from 1937-2004, and they had five children.

Associated With

United States PresidentGeorge W. Bush awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom on June 23, 2004.