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Richard Louis Evans


Information regarding Richard L. Evans

  • Apostle number: 78
  • Quorum of the Twelve number: 71
  • Date of birth: March 23, 1906
  • Place of birth: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Date of apostolic ordination: October 8, 1953
  • Age when ordained apostle: 47 years 6 months
  • End of apostolic service: November 1, 1971
  • Total apostolic years: 18 years 1 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve: October 8, 1953
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve: 18 years 1 months
  • Date of death: November 1, 1971
  • Age at death: 65 years 7 months
  • Place of death: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • RemarksHe was the writer, producer, and announcer of ‘Music and the Spoken Word’ for over 40 years; he served as the president of Rotary International; he was educated at the University of Utah.
  • Inspirational quotes: “Your direction is more important than your speed.” · “Enjoy life while it is happening.” · “Maturity begins on the day we accept responsibility for our actions.”

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