J. Devn Cornish
|J. Devn Cornish|
|Second Quorum of the Seventy|
|April 2, 2011|
|Called by||Thomas S. Monson|
|Born||John Devn Cornish
April 12, 1951
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Cornish was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George O. Cornish and Naomi Black. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and a medical degree from Johns Hopkins University. He spent his professional life as a medical doctor, specializing in newborn intensive care.
Cornish was a full-time missionary for the LDS Church in the Guatemala–El Salvador Mission. He has served as an elders quorum president, ward Young Men president, bishop, high priests group leader, stake president, president of the Dominican Republic Santiago Mission (2003–06), and area seventy.
On April 2, 2011, Cornish was sustained by church members as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy. Since August 2011, Cornish has been a member of the presidency of the church's Caribbean Area. He became the area's president in August 2014.
- "Elder J. Devn Cornish", lds.org (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), 17 October 2014.
- "Area Leadership 2011", Church News (Deseret News), 29 April 2011.
- "Area leadership assignments announced for 2012", Church News (Deseret News), 5 May 2012.
- "Area leadership assignments announced", Church News (Deseret News), 25 May 2013.
- "Church announces area leadership assignments for 2014", lds.org (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), 30 April 2014.
- "Elder J. Devn Cornish", Liahona (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), May 2011.
- Deseret News 2013 Church Almanac (Deseret News), p. 106.