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The First Presidency has announced the call of four more mission presidents. The new presidents and their wives will be assigned to specific missions later and will begin their service about July 1. Those called are:

R. Arthur Brown, 51, Ensign 6th Ward, Salt Lake Ensign Stake; stake president's counselor, former mission president's counselor, stake mission president, bishop, ward executive secretary, and ward sports director; served in Southern Australia Mission, 1960-62; marketing manager for IBM; received bachelor's degree and master's degree from BYU; born in Oakland, Calif., a son of Robert and Rose Cox Brown; married Jayne LaNette Litster, seven children. She is a nursery leader, former Relief Society teacher, Sunday School teacher, Primary president, Church curriculum writer, and Young Women adviser; served in French Belgium mission, 1968-70; free-lance writer; received bachelor's degree from BYU; born in Reno, Nev., a daughter of Tobert D. and Lillie Birdell Gillespie Lister.

Wilford D. Foote, 61, Reno 2nd Ward, Reno Nevada North Stake; regional representative, former stake president and counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, stake mission president's counselor, bishop, and gospel doctrine teacher; professor of physiology at University of Nevada; received bachelor's degree from Utah State University, master's degree and doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; born in Kanab, Utah, a son of David Leonard and Elizabeth Allen Heaton Foote; married Barbara Anne Brown, seven children. She is a Relief Society president's counselor, former ward and stake Young Women president, Primary teacher, nursery leader, Blazer Scout leader, and Relief Society teacher; reading specialist for school district; received bachelor's degree and master's degree from University of Nevada; born in Fillmore, Utah, a daughter of Arthur Charles and Nona Revo Hatton Brown.

Kenneth R. Goodman, 55, White Oak Ward, Silver Spring Maryland Stake; high councilor, former mission president's counselor, stake president and counselor, branch president, and branch clerk; served in Mexican Mission 1956-59; foreign service officer for the U.S. Department of State; received bachelor's degree and master's degree from the University of Arizona; born in Franklin, Ariz., a son of Ralph Nicholas and Lena Marie O'Dell Goodman; married Carol Jean Downey, five children. She is a Primary music director, former Relief Society president, counselor and teacher, branch and stake Primary president, and counselor in ward Primary presidency; elementary school teacher; received bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona; born in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Frank Jones and Stella Mouritsen Downey. Robert James Norman, 50, Tucson 11th Ward, Tucson Arizona East Stake; high councilor, former mission president's counselor, stake president's counselor, high councilor, gospel doctrine teacher, and priest quorum adviser; served in the Eastern Atlantic States mission 1960-62; institute director; recevied bachelor's degree from Fresno State College and doctorate from BYU; born in Fresno, Calif., a son of Amos Samuel and Frances Naomi Abbott Norman; married Carol Anderson, six children. She is a stake Primary president's counselor, former Relief Society teacher, Young Women president's counselor and adviser, ward choir director and organist, ward Primary chorister and teacher, and ward and stake Primary inservice leader; received bachelor's degree from Fresno State College; born in Sioux Falls, S.D., a daughter of Lorenzo William and Hazel Manning Anderson.

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