General Authorities and General Officers

Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr.

General Authority Seventy

Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr. was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2011. 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. He is currently serving as the President of the Africa West Area.

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

Elder Curtis has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in Italy, bishop, high councilor, counselor in a stake presidency, 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.

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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