Margaret S. Lifferth

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Margaret S. Lifferth
First Counselor in the general presidency of the Primary
April 2, 2005 (2005-04-02)[1] – April 3, 2010 (2010-04-03)[2]
Called by Cheryl C. Lant
Predecessor Sydney S. Reynolds
Successor Jean A. Stevens
Personal details
Born Margaret Swensen March 30, 1947
(1947-03-30) March 30, 1947 (age 67)
Washington, D.C., United States
Education B.A. degree in English[1]
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Spouse Dennis Lifferth
Children 7
Parents Albert Swensen
Jenny Romney[3]

Margaret Swensen Lifferth (born March 30, 1947) was a counselor to Cheryl C. Lant in the general presidency of the Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2005 to 2010.[4]

Margaret Swensen was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Provo, Utah.[3] She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English and married Dennis Lifferth in the Salt Lake Temple in 1968. They are the parents of seven children.

At the April 2005 general conference, Lifferth was accepted by the church as the first counselor of Cheryl C. Lant in the general presidency of the Primary. She was released at the April 2010 General Conference.[4]

From 2010 to 2013, Lifferth served in Melbourne, Australia with her husband, who was a mission president for the LDS Church.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Primary leaders begin term of service". Church News. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sister Jean A. Stevens". LDS.org. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Margaret S. Lifferth: First Counselor, Primary General Presidency", Ensign, May 2005, p. 128
  4. ^ a b "New General Authorities Called, Primary General Presidency Reorganized". 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints titles
Preceded by
Sydney S. Reynolds
First Counselor in the
general presidency of the Primary

April 2, 2005 (2005-04-02)—April 3, 2010 (2010-04-03)
Succeeded by
Jean A. Stevens