Elder F. Michael Watson
Elder F. Michael Watson was sustained a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 5, 2008, at age 65. At the time of his call, he was Secretary to the First Presidency. He has served in the Area Presidency of the Africa Southeast Area and is currently serving in the Pacific Area Presidency.
During the years 1966-1969, Elder Watson served his country in the military, one year of which was in the Republic of South Vietnam. He received a bachelor of science degree in business/office administration from Utah State University in 1970. After graduation, he served as the Assistant Secretary to the Quorum of the Twelve and subsequently as Secretary to the Quorum of the Twelve. In 1972, he was called to serve as the Assistant Secretary to the First Presidency. He became the Secretary to the First Presidency in April 1986.
Elder Watson has served in a number of Church callings, including as a full-time missionary in England, branch president, elders quorum president, stake mission president, bishop, stake president, and sealer in the Bountiful Utah Temple.
Frank Michael Watson was born in Spring City, Utah, on March 9, 1943. He married Jolene Mann on September 3, 1965, in the Salt Lake Temple. They are the parents of twelve children.
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Full Name F. Michael Watson
Born March 9, 1943
Place of Birth Spring City, Utah, United States