Gordon B Hinckley

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Gordon B Hinckley

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

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