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George Quayle Morris

Information regarding George Q. Morris

  • Apostle number: 79
  • Quorum of the Twelve number: 72
  • Date of birth: February 20, 1874
  • Place of birth: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Date of apostolic ordination: April 8, 1954
  • Age when ordained apostle: 80 years 1 month
  • End of apostolic service: April 23, 1962
  • Total apostolic years: 8 years 0 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve: April 8, 1954
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve: 8 years 0 months
  • Date of death: April 23, 1962
  • Age at death: 88 years 2 months
  • Place of death: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • RemarksHe is the oldest apostle at the time of his ordination to the apostleship (80 years 1 month).  He also served as the General Superintendent of the Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Association.
  • Inspirational quotes: “The older we get and the longer we labor in the Church the more there is that we can do. There is no need for any person in this Church to have an empty hand or an empty heart.”

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