15th president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Served for 14 years in the First Presidency of the church, and 20 years in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Served a mission to England, completed in 1935.

Born June 23, 1910 in Salt Lake City,Utah to Bryant S. and Ada Bitner Hinckley. Known as a truly gifted speaker, continues to be very active in the directing of the church, even in his nineties.