Missionary Database
    Spencer Woolley Kimball

    Spencer Woolley Kimball

    Central States

    Southwestern States
    • Set Apart: 20 October 1914
    • Departed From Home: 21 October 1914
    • Arrived At Home: 14 December 1916
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Served with companion: Lealand Morgan Hawkes
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Thatcher, Graham, Arizona
    • Set apart by: Seymour B. Young
    • Notes: Served as president of the Missouri Conference in 1916.

    Stories and Documents

    Edward J. Kimball and Andrew E. Kimball Jr., Spencer W. Kimball: Twelfth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1977), 72-80.


    He was ordained an apostle on 7 October 1943 and became the 12th President of the Church on 30 December 1973.