Marcus B. Nash
|Marcus B. Nash|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|April 1, 2006|
|Called by||Gordon B. Hinckley|
|Born||Marcus Bell Nash
March 26, 1957
Seattle, Washington, United States
Nash grew up in the Seattle area and was raised as a Latter-day Saint. As a young man, he served as a missionary in the church's El Salvador San Salvador Mission. In 1979, he married Shelley Hatch in the Salt Lake Temple. They knew each other growing up, having lived in the same neighborhood since Nash was about eight years old. They are the parents of five children.
Nash worked on the construction of the Seattle Washington Temple during the summer of 1979. He received a bachelor's degree in international relations and a law degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Since then, he has been an attorney and partner in the law firm of Stafford, Fray, Cooper.
In April 2006, Nash became a general authority and member of the First Quorum of the Seventy. Nash served first as a counselor and then as president of the church's South America West Area. He also served as president of the South America Northwest Area. Beginning in 2011, he assists in administration of the North America Northeast Area and as Assistant Executive Director of the Church History Department.
- Church News, May 6, 2006;[full citation needed] March 23, 1991;[full citation needed] March 24, 2001[full citation needed]
- Deseret Morning News 2008 Church Almanac (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Morning News, 2007) p. 49
- “Elder Marcus B. Nash Of the Seventy,” Liahona, May 2006, p. 125
- "General Authorities: Elder Marcus B. Nash", lds.org
- Grampa Bill's G.A. Pages: Marcus B. Nash
- Biography at Joseph Smith Papers Project website (accessed May 4, 2012)