“New Mission Presidents and Their Assignments Noted,” Ensign, June 1978, 78
The assignments of sixty-four brethren recently called as mission presidents have been announced by the First Presidency. The new presidents, their wives, and in some instances their families, will serve three years in one of the Church’s 159 missions throughout the world.
The new presidents and their assignments are: Douglas T. Snarr, Alaska Anchorage; Joseph L. Bishop, Jr., Argentina Buenos Aires North; Hugo R. Gazzoni, Argentina Cordoba; Angel Abrea, Argentina Rosario; Don C. Hunsaker, Arizona Holbrook; Warren H. Kennedy, Arizona Tempe; Eugene L. Jones, Arkansas Little Rock; C. Shirley Reynolds, Australia Perth; Orson D. Wright, Australia Sydney; Ruel A. Allred, Belgium Antwerp; C. Eugene Hill, Bolivia La Paz; Max L. Shirts, Brazil Rio de Janeiro; Harry J. Maxwell, Brazil Sao Paulo North; Wilford A. Cardon, Brazil Sao Paulo South; Lewis S. Livingston, California Anaheim; Martin K. Zachreson, California Arcadia; G. Ellsworth Brunson, California Fresno; Hyrum W. Smith, California Los Angeles; William E. Zwick, Jr., California Sacramento; F. Briton McConkie, California Ventura; Kenneth F. Godfrey, Canada Montreal; E. Keith Stott, Chile Osorno; Robert A. Harding, Colombia Cali; Jack R. Wheatley, Colorado Denver; Richard C. Jensen, Denmark Copenhagen; William J. Mitchell, Ecuador Guayaquil; Ronald G. Hyde, England Birmingham; J. Bruce Smart, England Leeds; Elder Robert D. Hales of the First Quorum of the Seventy, England London; Georges L. Bourget, Fiji Suva; James M. Parker, Finland Helsinki; LeGrand R. Curtis, Florida Tallahassee; R. Dean Robinson, France Paris; Max Wheelwright, France Toulouse; Robert H. M. Killpack, Germany Duesseldorf; Daniel B. Crawford, Hawaii Honolulu; Ritchey M. Marbury III, Idaho Pocatello; D. Keith Barber, Illinois Chicago; Lester C. Hawthorne, Indonesia Jakarta; Paul R. Hatch, Iowa Des Moines; William J. Attwool, Iran Tehran; Lino Pablo Gambarotto, Italy Catania; Arthur R. Watkins, Italy Padova; Delbert H. Groberg, Japan Tokyo South; Calvin E. Smoot, Kentucky Louisville; Ho Nam Rhee, Korea Pusan; Jose H. Gonzalez, Mexico Guadalajara; John B. Dickson, Mexico Mexico City North; John G. Marshall, Mexico Veracruz; Benjamin L. Martinez, Mexico Villahermosa; Monte J. Brough, Minnesota Minneapolis; S. Reed Dayton, Nevada Las Vegas; Marvin R. Curtis, New York Rochester; Rudolph H. Luckau, New Zealand Wellington; Per Haugen, Norway Oslo; W. Roy Brown, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh; Allen K. Coryell, Portugal Lisbon; Carl D. Jones, Salt Lake Missionary Home; LaMarr W Poulton, Scotland Edinburgh; Robert Hal Parker, South Carolina Columbia; David W. Doxey, Spain Barcelona; Marcus M. Holmgren, Sweden Stockholm; G. Wayne Mack, Tahiti Papeete; B. Lloyd Poelman, Tennessee Nashville.
C. Chase Allred, Jr., president of the Bolivia La Paz Mission, is being transferred to the Bolivia Santa Cruz Mission.