Elder Andrew Wayne Peterson

Family: Born June 8, 1947, in San Francisco, Calif., to Wayne Leo and Virginia Parker Peterson. Married Christine Swensen June 20, 1969, in the Salt Lake Temple. Parents of eight children: Joshua, 21; Ashley, 20; Megan, 18; Daniel, 16; Jennifer, 12; Natalie, 10; Anne, 9; Andrew, 7.

Education: Received bachelor's degree from the University of Utah in 1970; doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Pacific in 1974.Employment: Private dental practice in Salt Lake City.

Church Service: Regional Representative of Millcreek and Coalville regions, 1993-1994; national vice president of Sigma Gamma Chi, 1992-1993; Primary teacher in Monument Park 2nd Ward, 1992-1993; president of Salt Lake University 3rd Stake, 1988-1992; counselor in stake presidency of Salt Lake University 3rd Stake, 1984-1988; president of Mexico Merida Mission, 1981-1984; counselor in bishopric of Monument Park 1st Ward.

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