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Robert Dean Hales

Information regarding Elder Richard D. Hales

  • Apostle number: 98
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  90
  • Date of birth: August 24, 1932
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York
  • Date of apostolic ordination: April 7, 1994
  • Age when ordained apostle: 61 years 7 months
  • End of apostolic service: October 1, 2017
  • Total apostolic years: 23 years 5 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  April 7, 1994
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:  23 years 7 months
  • Date of death:  October 1, 2017
  • Age at death: 85 years 1 month
  • Place of death: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • RemarksElder Hales served in executive positions with four major corporations, including PaperMate with Gillette International.  He also served as the head of the Hughes Television Network.
  • Inspirational quote: “Every one of us is more beloved than we can possibly understand or imagine. Let us therefore be kinder to one another and kinder to ourselves.”

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