New temple president

Elder Yoshihiko Kikuchi, 52, of the First Quorum of the Seventy has been called as president of the Tokyo Temple, succeeding Pres. Walter S. Teruya. Elder Kikuchi's wife, Toshiko Koshiya Kikuchi, will serve as temple matron. Elder Kikuchi has served in the First Quorum of the Seventy since October 1977. As a General Authority, he served as president of the Hawaii Honolulu Mission, and as executive administrator for the Japan/Korea area, and for the Granger/Murray area. He also served in a number of area presidencies and is currently first counselor in the North America Northeast Area presidency and an assistant executive director of the Missionary Department. Before his calling as a General Authority, he was a stake president, and a counselor in mission and stake presidencies. He was born in Hokkaido, Japan, to Hatsuo and Koyo Ideda Kikuchi. Sister Kikuchi was born in Hokkaido, Japan, to Kasuzo and Hisa Kimura Koshiya.

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