Clifford E. Young

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Clifford E. Young
Photo of Clifford E. Young
Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
April 6, 1941 (1941-04-06) – August 21, 1958 (1958-08-21)
Personal details
Born Clifford Earle Young
(1883-12-07)December 7, 1883
Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, United States
Died August 21, 1958(1958-08-21) (aged 74)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Resting place American Fork Cemetery
40°23′23″N 111°47′49″W / 40.3897°N 111.7969°W / 40.3897; -111.7969 (American Fork Cemetery)
Spouse(s) Edith Grant
Children 4
Parents Seymour B. Young
Ann E. Riter

Clifford Earle Young (December 7, 1883 – August 21, 1958) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1941 until his death.

Young was born in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, the son of LDS Church leader Seymour B. Young. From 1905 to 1908, he served as a Mormon missionary in England. In 1928, Young became the president of the Alpine Stake of the LDS Church in Utah. In 1934, he joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

In 1941, Young became one of the first five individuals selected as Assistants to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Young served in this position until his death in Salt Lake City.

Young was married to Edith Grant, a daughter of LDS Church president Heber J. Grant.


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