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Henry Bennion Eyring

Information regarding Elder Henry B. Eyring

  • Apostle number: 100
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  92
  • Date of birth: May 31, 1933
  • Place of birth: Princeton, New Jersey
  • Date of apostolic ordination: April 6, 1995
  • Age when ordained apostle: 61 years 10 months
  • End of apostolic service: currently serving
  • Total apostolic years: currently serving
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  April 6, 1995
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve: 12 years 6 months
  • Date of death: currently serving
  • Age at death: currently serving
  • Place of death: currently serving
  • RemarksPresident Eyring has served as a counselor in the First Presidency both with President Thomas S. Monson and also with President Russell M. Nelson.  He served as President of Ricks College from 1971 to 1977.  He is a nephew of President Spencer W. Kimball, as his mother and President Kimball were siblings.
  • Inspirational quote: “The great test of life is to see whether we will hearken to and obey God’s commands in the midst of the storms of life. It is not to endure storms, but to choose the right while the storms rage.”

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