— SECOND QUORUM OF THE SEVENTY —
Richard D. Allred

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 64. Retired general manager, Kimball Armor Corp.; former chief executive officer, Rios Golden Cut; former Realtor, government employee; bachelor's degree, Utah State University; master of business administration degree, University of Arkansas; served church as stake president, temple president, patriarch, mission president, regional representative, bishop, missionary; wife, Gay Banner Allred, eight children.

Lino Alvarez

Called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy June 6, 1992, at age 47, and sustained Oct. 3, 1992. Former regional representative, president of the Mexico Mexico City South Mission, patriarch, stake president's counselor twice and bishop. Church Educational System coordinator for Mexico. Received bachelor's degree in education from Superior School of Mexico. Born July 18, 1944, in Arteaga, Couhiula, Mexico, to Lino and Margarita Vasquez Alvarez. Wife, Argelia de Villanueva de Alvarez, parents of three children.

L. Edward Brown

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 6, 1996, at age 58. Former area authority in the North America Northwest Area, stake president, bishop and mission president. Was area director for Church Educational System. Received bachelor's degree in English and mathematics from Utah State University, master's and doctorate degrees in educational administration from University of Kansas. Born June 18, 1937, in Preston, Idaho, to Lowell and Helen Peterson Brown. Wife, Carol Ewer Brown, parents of eight children.

C. Max Caldwell

Called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy June 6, 1992, at age 58, and sustained Oct. 3, 1992. Former regional representative, president of the Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission, stake president's counselor and bishop. Former associate professor of Church history at BYU. Received bachelor's degree from the University of Utah in business management and master's degree from BYU in Church history and doctrine. Born Dec. 4, 1933, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Chellus M. and Electa J. Caldwell. Wife, Bonnie Adamson Caldwell, parents of five children.

Eran A. Call

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 67. Retired Church Educational System director for Mexico; formerly one Brigham Young University faculty; former department store manager, real estate and building developer; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University; master of business administration, New York University; served church as mission president, patriarch, high councilor, stake president's counselor, bishop, missionary training center president; wife, Katherine Groesbeck Call, nine children.

Sheldon F. Child

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 6, 1996, at age 57. Former area authority in the Utah North Area, mission president, stake president, counselor and bishop. Was president of R.C. Willey Home Furnishings. Studied at University of Utah and Utah State University. Born May 8, 1938, in Ogden, Utah, to Mark Fay and Viola Criddle Child. Wife, Joan Haacke Child, parents of six children.

Quentin L. Cook

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 6, 1996, at age 55. Former area authority in the North America West Area, regional representative, stake president, counselor and bishop. Was vice chairman of Sutter/California Healthcare System. Received bachelor's degree in political science from Utah State University, law degree from Stanford University Law School. Born Sept. 8, 1940, in Logan, Utah, to J. Vernon and Bernice Kimball Cook. Wife, Mary Gaddie Cook, parents of three children.

Richard E. Cook

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 66. President, Martell Corp.; retired gen-eral assistant controller, Ford Motor Co.; former Ford general auditor and divisional controller, Ford Tractor Operations; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University; master of business administration, Northwestern University; served church as missionary, mission president, bishop, stake president's counselor, high councilor, young men president; wife, Mary Nielsen Cook, four children.

Claudio R. M. Costa

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 2, 1994, at age 45. Served as president of the Brazil Manaus Mission 1990-93, regional representative, stake president's counselor and bishop. Graduated from Colegio Pio XII, attended Paulista School of Marketing, Paulista Institute of Gems and Precious Metals. Former Church Educational System associate area director, diamond cutter, manager of jewelry store chain and finance director of diversified Almeida Prado Co. Born March 25, 1949, in Santos, Brazil, to Nelson Mendes Costa and Luzia Tassar Simoes Costa. Wife, Margareth Fernandes Morgado Mendes Costa; parents of four children.

John E. Fowler

Called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy June 6, 1992, at age 47, and sustained Oct. 3, 1992. Former regional representative, president of the Georgia Atlanta Mission, stake president and stake president's counselor. Was consultant and financial adviser to international oil and gas company. Received bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from BYU. Born Nov. 10, 1944, in Redding, Calif., to R. Walter and Lois Manita Clayton Fowler. Wife, Marie S. Spilsbury Fowler, parents of six children.

Duane B. Gerrard

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 58. Retired Delta Air Lines pilot; former Delta system manager for flight safety, flight instructor, former chief pilot, vice president for flight operations, Western Airlines; education, Utah State University, University of Hawaii, University of Southern California; served church as area authority, regional representative, stake president, high councilor, bishop, teacher; wife, Kay Bennion Gerrard, eight children.

Wayne M. Hancock

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 65. Utah Provo Mission president; retired vice president, general counsel, Dow Chemical Co., earlier vice president, general counsel, Dow Chemical Europe and managing director, Italian region; former schoolteacher; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University; law degree, University of Arizona; served church as bishop, stake president, stake president's counselor, Sunday School teacher, mission president's counselor; wife, Connie Ann Cameron Hancock, eight children.

J. Kent Jolley

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 63. Former attorney, real estate developer; former county prosecuting attorney; former contract negotiator, U.S. Department of Defense; bachelor's, law degrees, George Washington University; served church as mission president, bishop, stake president's counselor, young men president, high councilor, stake mission president; wife, Jill Waldram Leishman Jolley, seven children.

W. Don Ladd

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 2, 1994, at age 60. Former regional representative, stake president and counselor, bishop and branch president. Was vice president for government affairs for Marriott International, Inc., in Washington, D.C.; also served as adviser to the Church on international and governmental affairs. Born July 14, 1933, in San Mateo, Fla., to Joseph Donald and Phyllis Rose Anderson Ladd. Wife, Ruth Lynne Pearson Ladd, parents of four children.

Augusto A. Lim

Called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy June 6, 1992, at age 58 and sustained Oct. 3, 1992. First Filipino General Authority. Former president of the Philippines Naga Mission, regional representative, stake president, temple sealer and mission president's counselor; converted in 1964. An attorney and law professor, he received bachelor of law degree from Silliman University at Dumaguete City, Philippines. Born May 4, 1934, in Santa Cruz, Philippines, to Leon B. and Beatriz R. Alandy Lim. Wife, Myrna Garcia Morillo Lim, parents of eight children.

James O. Mason

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 2, 1994, at age 63. Served as regional representative, member of the Young Men general board, stake president, and bishop. Received bachelor's and medical degrees from the University of Utah, master's degree and doctorate of public health from Harvard University. Was assistant secretary for health and head of U.S. Public Health Service in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, director of Centers for Disease Control, executive director of Utah Department of Health and Church commissioner of Health Services. Born June 19, 1930, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to A. Stanton and Neoma Thorup Mason. Wife, Marie Smith Mason, parents of seven children.

Richard J. Maynes

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 46. Chief executive officer and chairman, Fountain Fresh International; former president, Raymond Production Systems; former director, several business corporations; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University, master's degree, American Graduate School of International Management; served church as mission president, high councilor, bishop's counselor, missionary; wife, Nancy Jane Purrington Maynes, four children.

V. Dallas Merrell

Called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy June 6, 1992, at age 56, and sustained Oct. 3, 1992. Former president of the Utah South Mission, regional representative, stake president's counselor and bishop. Was president and founder of leadership and consulting companies, and family and taxpayer political action organizations; candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland. Received bachelor's and master's degrees from BYU, doctorate from University of Southern California in management and public affairs. Born Jan. 25, 1936, in Basalt, Idaho, to Victor Lybbert and Beatrice Jensen Merrell. Wife, Karen Dixon Merrell, parents of nine children.

Dale E. Miller

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 61. Business adviser, new venture companies; co-founder, Zenger-Miller; former executive, Syntex Corp.; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University; master's degree, University of Southern California; served church as area authority, mission president, stake president, bishop, high councilor, Sunday School president, young men president, missionary; wife, Laurel Chandler Miller, five children.

Bruce D. Porter

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 1, 1995, at age 42. He has served as stake president's counselor, stake mission president, bishop and branch president. Was an associate professor of political science at BYU and former executive director of the U.S. Board for International Broadcasting, and a research fellow at Harvard University. He has also served as a corporate analyst for the Northrop Corporation and a staff member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee. Graduated from BYU and earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. Born in Albuquerque, N. M., Sept. 18, 1952, to Lyle Kay and Wilma Holmes Porter. Wife, Susan Elizabeth Holland Porter, parents of four children.

Lynn G. Robbins

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 44. Uruguay Montevideo Mission president; former senior vice president, Franklin Quest, former consultant, Collier Heinz & Associates; former sales representative, Commerce Clearing House; bachelor's degree, Utah State University; master's degree, American Graduate School of International Management; served in church as bishop, high councilor, ward executive secretary, youth leader; wife, Jan Nielson Robbins, seven children.

Dennis E. Simmons

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April, 6, 1996, at age 61. Former area authority in the North America Southwest Area, regional representative, mission president, stake president, counselor, high councilor, bishop, temple sealer. Was senior partner in his own law firm. Received bachelor's degree in music education and English from Utah State University and law degree from George Washington University Law School. Born June 27, 1934, in Beaver Dam, Utah, to Thomas Yates and Sylvia Ericksen Simmons. Wife, Carolyn Thorpe, parents of six children.

Donald L. Staheli

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 65. Chairman, chief executive officer, Continen- tal Grain Co., former president, chief executive officer, Allied Mills, Inc., former manager, Swift & Co.; bachelor's, Utah State University; master's degree, doctorate, University of Illinois; chairman, U.S.-China business council; director, U.S.-China Society, National Committee for U.S.-China Relations; adviser, mayor of Shanghai, chairman, Points of Light Foundation; chairman, National Advisory Council, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University; director, Prudential Life Insurance Co. of America, Bankers Trust Co., Continental Grain Co., Conti Financial Corp.; served in church as stake president and counselor, high councilor, stake young men president; wife, Afton Stratton Staheli, four children.

F. David Stanley

Second counselor in the General Young Men presidency. Called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy June 6, 1992, at age 56, and sustained Oct. 3, 1992. Former president of the Boise Idaho Mission, regional representative, temple sealer, Young Men general board member, stake president, stake president's counselor and bishop. Was vice president and general manager of contracting company. Attended University of Utah. Born Sept. 11, 1935, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to O. Frank and Winifred Parker Stanley. Wife, Annette Shewell Stanley, parents of eight children.

Kwok Yuen Tai

Called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy June 6, 1992, at age 50, and sustained Oct. 3, 1992. Former president of the Hong Kong Mission, regional representative, stake president's counselor and branch president. Was self-employed in the import/export business, and in real estate development. Graduated from the University of Sydney in Australia in chemical engineering, graduate study in management at the University of Hong Kong. Born June 30, 1941, in Hong Kong to Lung Hing and Yau Yin Chu Tai. Wife, Hui Hua Tai, parents of three children.

Jerald L. Taylor

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 6, 1996, at age 59. Former area authority in the Mexico North Area, regional representative, mission president, stake president and bishop. Was rancher, orchardist, associate of Paquime Fruit Packing Company. Graduated from Brigham Young University in animal husbandry. Born March 22, 1937, in Colonia Dublan, Mexico, to Loren Le Roy and Lillian Hatch Taylor. Wife, Sharon Elizabeth Willis, parents of six children.

Richard E. Turley, Sr.

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 5, 1997, at age 66. Retired researcher, Battelle Memorial Institute; former professor, Iowa State University, University of Utah; former Utah State science adviser. executive director, Utah Technology Finance Corp.; former engineer, El Paso Natural Gas Co.; bachelor's, master's degrees, University of Utah; Ph.D., Iowa State University' served in church as high councilor, mission president, bishop, stake president's counselor, district president's counselor, bishop's counselor, stake mission president, stake director of family record extraction; wife, Betty Jean Nickle Turley, seven children.

Francisco J. Vinas

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 6, 1996, at age 49. Former area authority in the Europe West Area, mission president, regional representative, stake president, counselor, bishop and branch president. Was Church Educational System coordinator for Spain. Received bachelor's degree from IAVA. Born Dec. 28, 1946, in Montevideo, Uruguay, to Rafael and Sacramento Serrano de Vinas. Wife, Cristina Helenas Gaminara de Vinas, parents of three children.

Lance B. Wickman

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 2, 1994, at age 53. Served as regional representative, stake president and bishop. Received bachelor's degree from University of California at Berkeley and juris doctorate from Stanford University. Partner in the international law firm of Latham and Watkins in San Diego, Calif. Born Nov. 11, 1940, in Seattle, Wash., to Alton C. and Irene Marilyn Carlson Wickman. Wife, Patricia Farr Wickman, parents of five children.

Richard B. Wirthlin

Sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy April 6, 1996, at age 65. Former regional representative, stake president's counselor, high councilor and bishop. Was chairman, chief executive officer and founder of what is now Wirthlin Worldwide. Received bachelor's and master's degrees from University of Utah, doctorate from University of California at Berkeley, all in economics. Born March 15, 1931, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Joseph L. and Madeline B. Wirthlin. Wife, Jeralie Mae Chandler, parents of eight children.