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LeGrand Richards 

Information regarding LeGrand Richards

  • Apostle number: 76
  • Quorum of the Twelve number: 69
  • Date of birth: February 6, 1886
  • Place of birth: Farmington, Davis County, Utah
  • Date of apostolic ordination: April 10, 1952
  • Age when ordained apostle: 66 years 2 months
  • End of apostolic service: January 11, 1983
  • Total apostolic years: 30 years 9 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve: April 10, 1952
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve: 30 years 9 months
  • Date of death: January 11, 1983
  • Age at death: 96 years 11 months
  • Place of death: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • RemarksSon of George F. Richards, grandson of Franklin D. Richards, and nephew of Willard Richards.  Author of the wonderful missionary book, “A Marvelous Work and a Wonder”.  Well-known for his many ‘extemporaneous’ General Conference talks.
  • Inspirational quote: “For every worry under the sun, there is a remedy or there is none.  If there be one, hurry and find it.  If there be none, then never mind it.”

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