Richard G. Hinckley biography

Richard G. Hinckley

Family: Born May 2, 1941, to Gordon B. and Marjorie Pay Hinckley in Salt Lake City; married Jane Freed July 28, 1967, in the Salt Lake Temple; four children (and spouses) Jennifer (Jason) Soulier, Michael (Heather), David (Ruth) and Jodi (Matthew) Lee; seven grandchildren.

Education: Bachelor's degree in economics from University of Utah in 1966, MBA from Stanford University in 1968.

Employment: Initially worked as a management consultant with Touche, Ross, Bailey and Smart (predecessor to Deloitte and Touche), then as an executive and owner in private business ventures.

Military service: U.S. Army Reserve, 1959 to 1967.

Church service: Former temple sealer, president of the Utah Salt Lake City Mission from 2001-2004, stake president and counselor, bishop, high councilor, elders quorum president and full-time missionary in the Central German Mission from 1961 to 1963.

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