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Elder Alonzo Arza Hinckley

Information regarding Alonzo A. Hinckley

  • Apostle number:  65
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  58
  • Date of birth:  April 23, 1870
  • Place of birth:  Cove Fort, Millard County, Utah
  • Date of apostolic ordination:  October 11, 1934
  • Age when ordained apostle:  64 years 5 month
  • End of apostolic service:  December 22, 1936
  • Total apostolic years:  2 years 2 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  October 11, 1934
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:   2 years 2 months
  • Date of death:  December 22, 1936
  • Age at death:  66 years 7 months
  • Place of death:  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Remarks:  Elder Alonzo Hinckley is the uncle of Church President Gordon B. Hinckley.  Elder Hinckley has one of the shortest tenures as an apostle in this dispensation.  He died of stomach cancer.
  • Inspirational quotes:  The following was stated at the funeral services of Elder Hinckley: “As a husband and father he was ideal; as a community builder, outstanding; as a man, noble and gracious, pure in soul; as a leader, able and exemplary; as a friend, loyal and true; as an Apostle of the Lord, unwavering in his testimony of the Living Christ. Truly a prince and a great man has fallen this day.”

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