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Lowell Tom Perry

Information regarding Elder L. Tom Perry

  • Apostle number: 89
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  81
  • Date of birth: August 5, 1922
  • Place of birth: Logan, Cache County, Utah
  • Date of apostolic ordination: April 6, 1974
  • Age when ordained apostle: 51 years 8 months
  • End of apostolic service: May 30, 2015
  • Total apostolic years: 41 years 1 month
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  April 6, 1974
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:  41 years 1 month
  • Date of death: May 30, 2015
  • Age at death: 92 years 9 months
  • Place of death: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • RemarksHe spent many years in the retail business.  He was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox.  He served in the Pacific theater with the Marines for two years.
  • Inspirational quote:  “If we will build righteous traditions in our families, the light of the gospel can grow ever brighter in the lives of our children from generation to generation.”

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