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Boyd K. Packer

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  • Boyd K. Packer served as President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He also served as Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles beginning June 5, 1994. Prior to becoming Acting President, he served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, having been ordained an Apostle on April 9, 1970. He earlier served for almost nine years as an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

    An educator by profession, his career included service as super­visor of seminaries and institutes of religion for the Church and as a member of the Administrative Council of Brigham Young University.

    He studied at Weber College and subsequently received his bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Utah State University. He received a doctor­ate in educational administration from Brigham Young University.

    President Packer was born September 10, 1924, in Brigham City, Utah. He served as a bomber pilot during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

    President Packer served as president of the New England Mission. He was the author of a number of books and other pub­lished works. He was an artist, par­ticularly of birds. He was married to the former Donna Smith. They were the parents of ten children.

    Boyd K. Packer served as President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He also served as Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles beginning June 5, 1994. Prior to becoming Acting President, he served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, having been ordained an Apostle on April 9, 1970. He earlier served for almost nine years as an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

    An educator by profession, his career included service as super­visor of seminaries and institutes of religion for the Church and as a member of the Administrative Council of Brigham Young University.

    He studied at Weber College and subsequently received his bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Utah State University. He received a doctor­ate in educational administration from Brigham Young University.

    President Packer was born September 10, 1924, in Brigham City, Utah. He served as a bomber pilot during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

    President Packer served as president of the New England Mission. He was the author of a number of books and other pub­lished works. He was an artist, par­ticularly of birds. He was married to the former Donna Smith. They were the parents of ten children.