See also Official Declaration 2
The twelfth President of the Church since it was founded in 1830. Spencer W. Kimball served as President from December 1973 to November 1985. He was born in 1895 and died in 1985 at the age of ninety.
In June 1978, the First Presidency announced that a revelation had been received by President Kimball extending priesthood and temple blessings to all worthy male members, OD 2.