Margaret S. Lifferth
|Margaret S. Lifferth|
|First Counselor in the general presidency of the Primary|
|April 2, 2005 – April 3, 2010|
|Called by||Cheryl C. Lant|
|Predecessor||Sydney S. Reynolds|
|Successor||Jean A. Stevens|
|Born||Margaret Swensen March 30, 1947
March 30, 1947
Washington, D.C., United States
|Education||B.A. degree in English|
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University|
Margaret Swensen was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Provo, Utah. 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.
- "Primary leaders begin term of service". Church News. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
- "Sister Jean A. Stevens". LDS.org. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
- "Margaret S. Lifferth: First Counselor, Primary General Presidency", Ensign, May 2005, p. 128
- "New General Authorities Called, Primary General Presidency Reorganized".