General Authorities and General Officers

Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge

First Quorum of the Seventy

Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge 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 the time of his call, he was serving as a Sunday School teacher. He served as president of the Chile Area Presidency, having previously served as a counselor. He currently serves in various capacities at Church headquarters.

During his childhood and adolescent years Elder Corbridge worked on his family’s cattle ranch in Idaho, where he learned the “cowboy way,” consisting of integrity, humility, hard work, and tenacity. He chose, however, a career in law in order to be able to help people solve problems they were not able to solve on their own.

He received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young University in 1973. In 1976 he received a juris doctorate degree from the J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University as a member of its charter class. He was a founding member of Corbridge, Baird & Christensen, a Salt Lake City law firm specializing in commercial and business law.

Elder Corbridge has served in various Church callings, including president of the Chile Santiago North Mission, Gospel Doctrine teacher, stake president, high councilor, bishop, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president. As a young man, he served as a missionary in Argentina.

Lawrence Edward Corbridge was born on April 6, 1949, the son of Ivan and Agnes Corbridge. He married Jacquelyn Gayle Shamo in 1974. They are the parents of five sons and the grandparents of nine grandchildren.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

The Prophet Joseph SmithApril 2014 General Conference

The WayOctober 2008 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Lawrence E. Corbridge

Full Name Lawrence E. Corbridge

Born April 6, 1949

Place of Birth Moscow, Idaho, United States