General Authorities

Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr.

First Quorum of the Seventy

Elder LeGrand R. Curtis, Jr. was sustained a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2011, at age 58. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah Salt Lake City Area.

Elder Curtis received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brigham Young University in 1975. Then in 1978 he received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan. His career includes work as an attorney and partner in the law firm of Manning Curtis, Bradshaw & Bednar.

Over the years, Elder Curtis has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in Italy, bishop, high councilor, stake president’s counselor, stake president, mission president in the Italy Padova Mission (1998-2001), and Area Seventy.

LeGrand Raine Curtis, Jr. was born in Ogden, Utah, on August 1, 1952. He married Jane Cowan in January 1974. They are the parents of five children and reside in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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RedemptionOctober 2011 General Conference

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Full Name LeGrand R. Curtis Jr.

Born August 1952

Place of Birth Ogden, Utah, United States