John H. Vandenberg

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John H. Vandenberg
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Emeritus General Authority
September 30, 1978 (1978-09-30) – June 3, 1992 (1992-06-03)
Called by Spencer W. Kimball
First Quorum of the Seventy
October 1, 1976 (1976-10-01) – September 30, 1978 (1978-09-30)
Called by Spencer W. Kimball
End reason Granted general authority emeritus status
Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
April 6, 1972 (1972-04-06) – October 1, 1976 (1976-10-01)
Called by Joseph Fielding Smith
End reason Position abolished
Presiding Bishop
September 30, 1961 (1961-09-30) – April 6, 1972 (1972-04-06)
Called by David O. McKay
End reason Honorably released
Personal details
Born John Henry Vandenberg
(1904-11-18)November 18, 1904
Ogden, Utah, United States
Died June 3, 1992(1992-06-03) (aged 87)
Sandy, Utah, United States
Resting place Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
40°41′52.08″N 111°50′30.12″W / 40.6978000°N 111.8417000°W / 40.6978000; -111.8417000 (Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park)

John Henry Vandenberg (December 18, 1904 – June 3, 1992) was the ninth Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) between 1961 and 1972. He also served as an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles between 1972 and 1976 and a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy between 1976 and 1978. He was designated an emeritus general authority in 1978.

Vandenberg was born in Ogden, Utah to a Latter-day Saint immigrant couple from the Netherlands. As a young man, he attended Weber Academy and in 1925 began a mission to the Netherlands, where he met his future wife, a young Dutch convert named Ariena Stok. They were married in the Salt Lake Temple on 10 June 1930 and were the parents of two daughters.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints titles
Preceded by
Joseph L. Wirthlin
Presiding Bishop
September 30, 1961 – April 6, 1972
Succeeded by
Victor L. Brown