Stanley G. Ellis

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Stanley G. Ellis
Second Quorum of the Seventy
April 1, 2006 (2006-04-01) – March 31, 2012 (2012-03-31)
End reason Transferred to First Quorum of the Seventy
First Quorum of the Seventy
March 31, 2012 (2012-03-31)
Personal details
Born Stanley Gareld Ellis
(1947-01-22) January 22, 1947 (age 70)
Burley, Idaho, United States

Stanley Gareld Ellis (born January 22, 1947) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 2006.

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Ellis graduated from Harvard University in government and received a law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. He worked in law and finance and later became chief executive officer of a financial consulting company.

Ellis served previously in the church as a full-time missionary in the Brazilian Mission, as president of the Brazil Sao Paulo North Mission (1999–2002), stake president, counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, counselor in a bishopric, elders quorum president, and ward and stake Young Men president.

Ellis was serving as an area seventy when he was appointed a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of the LDS Church on April 1, 2006. He served from 2006 to 2010 as a counselor in the church's Brazil North and Brazil areas. He was transferred to the First Quorum of the Seventy on March 31, 2012 and since 2014 has served as a counselor in the church's Africa Southeast Area.[1]

On June 7, 1969, Ellis married Kathryn Kloepfer in the Los Angeles Temple and they are the parents of nine children.

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