The First Presidency has announced the call of six more mission presidents. The new presidents and their wives will begin their service about July 1. Those called are:
Carlos M. Bowman, 57, assigned to the Mexico Queretaro Mission; Midland 2nd Ward, Midland Michigan Stake; high priest's group leader, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, and seventies president; project director for chemical company; received bachelor's degree and doctorate from the University of Utah; born in Mexico City, Mexico, a son of Carlos Morales Rubio and Maybelle Walser Brady Bowman; married L. Ann Christensen, seven children. She is a Relief Society president's counselor, former stake Young Women president's counselor, stake Primary board member, gospel doctrine teacher, family history center director, den mother, and teacher in Sunday School, Primary, Relief Society and Young Women; received bachelor's degree from the University of Utah; born in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Carlyle Burt and Freda Crosby Christensen.David L. Lowe, 45, assigned to the Hong Kong Mission; Los Altos 1st Ward, Los Altos California Stake; bishop of Stanford 3rd Ward, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop's counselor, and ward Young Men president; served in Southern Far East Mission, 1966-68; attorney; received bachelor's degree from BYU and juris doctorate from the University of California-Hastings; born in Logan, Utah, a son of Ray Dean and Helen Mae Leishman Lowe; married Anita Christine Bell, six children. She is a ward Young Women adviser, former stake Primary president's counselor, stake girls camp leader, ward Primary president's counselor, ward Young Women president's counselor, Relief Society teacher and secretary, Sunday School teacher, and seminary teacher; attended Fullerton College and BYU; born in Lynwood, Calif., a daughter of Preston Bernhisel and Frances Caroline Robinson Bell.
Richard M. Oveson, 62, assigned to the France Bordeaux Mission; Edgemont 15th Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont North Stake; counselor in stake presidency of BYU 13th Stake, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, branch president, and seminary teacher; served in French Mission, 1949-52; vice president of economic consulting firm; received bachelor's degree from BYU, and master's degree and doctorate from Harvard University; born in Corvallis, Ore., a son of Merrill Mahonri and Mal Berg Oveson; married Alexandra Campbell Wells, three children. She is a Relief Society president's secretary, former Relief Society
and Sunday School teacher,
YWMIA president and counselor, and ward librarian; attended the University of Utah and BYU; born in New York, N.Y., a daughter of Melvin Dickinson and Virgina Clawson Campbell Wells.
Glenn T. Potter, 54, assigned to the Canada Toronto Mission; Potomac North Ward, Washington D.C. Stake; seminary teacher, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, and seminary teacher; served in West Central States Mission, 1958-60; president of broadcasting company, received bachelor's degree from BYU; born in Washington D.C., a son of Elwin Amasa and Lelia Arlene Thompson Potter; married Mary Kathryn Tucker, five children. She is a Young Women president's counselor, former stake Relief Society president, stake Young Women president, Relief Society teacher, visiting teaching coordinator, seminary teacher, and ward organist; substitute teacher; received bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland; born in Ely, Nev., a daughter of James Harrison and Kathryn Oxborrow Tucker.
Ian D. Swanney, 59, assigned to the Scotland Edinburgh Mission; York Ward, Leeds England Stake; high councilor and adult institute instructor, former mission president's counselor, regional representative, stake president, bishop, district president, branch president and counselor; principal lecturer in physical education; earned diploma from Jordanhill College of Education; born in Stronsay, Orkney Islands North Scotland, a son of David and Lillah Drever Swanney; married Anne Veronica Marshall Miller, two children. She is a Relief Society spiritual living teacher, former ward Primary president's counselor, Relief Society president's counselor, and ward and district Young Women president, seminary teacher, pianist, and chorister; earned diploma from Dunfermline College of Physical Education; born in Dunfermline, Scotland, a daughter of Thomas Campbell and Marjorie Suttie Marshall Miller.
Samisoni Uasila'a, 44, assigned to the Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission; Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission; mission president's counselor, former stake president and counselor, high councilor, stake mission president, and bishop; served in Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission, 1966-68; teacher for Church Educational System; received bachelor's degree from BYU-Hawaii; born in Neiafu, Tonga, a son of Viliami and Anamanu Latu Uasila'a; married Meleane Vave, 11 children. She is a stake Relief Society president, former Relief Society president and Sunday School teacher; born in Eua, Tonga, a daughter of Tevita and Hauola Vaikeli Vave.