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When did Gordon B Hinckley die?

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January 27, 2008

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Likewise, how old was Gordon B Hinckley when he passed away?

97 years (1910–2008)

Likewise, when did Gordon B Hinckley become an apostle? After he returned, he embarked on a lifetime of service for the Church. He was employed as the executive secretary of the Church Radio, Publicity, and Literature Committee before he was called to be an Apostle in 1961. He was later called to serve as a counselor to President Spencer W.

In respect to this, what did Gordon B Hinckley do for a living?

Author Minister of religion

How old is Russell M Nelson?

95 years (September 9, 1924)

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