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  • Gordon B Hinckley 15 th President of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Saints
  • General Info.
    • Gordon Bitner Hinckley
    • Born-June 23, 1910
    • Passed away-January 27, 2008
  • Growing Up
    • Born in Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Wanted to be a professional journalist
    • Mother passed away when he was 20
  • Schooling
    • Graduated from High School in 1928
    • Attended Utah University
  • Mission
    • Served a full-time mission in the British Isles
  • First church callings
    • Full-time working for the church on the new radio
    • Publicity and mission literature committee
    • Called to the Deseret Sunday School Union Board
    • He was ordained an Apostle at age 51
  • Becoming president
    • Sustained as president of the LDS Church in 1995
    • Ordained an LDS apostle at age 51
  • Helping the less fortunate
    • He was always trying to help others
    • Hurricane relief efforts
    • Other natural disaster relief efforts
  • Awards
    • Presidential Medal of Freedom
    • Unitus Award
    • Catholic Community Services Humanitarian Award of the Year Award