Tai Kwok Yuen

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Tai Kwok Yuen
Second Quorum of the Seventy
6 June 1992 (1992-06-06) – 4 October 1997 (1997-10-04)
End reason Honorably released
Personal details
Born (1941-06-30) 30 June 1941 (age 75)
Hong Kong

Tai Kwok Yuen (Chinese: 戴國源[1] born 30 June 1941) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1992 to 1997. Tai was the first ethnic Chinese person to serve as a general authority of the LDS Church.

Tai was born in Hong Kong and converted to Mormonism there in 1959. Prior to his call as a general authority, Tai served as president of the church's Hong Kong Mission and as a regional representative.

In 1992, Tai became a member of the church's Second Quorum of the Seventy. During his time as a general authority, Tai served in the presidency of the church's areas in Asia. After a five-year period of service, Tai was released. From 2004 to 2007, Tai was president of the church's Hong Kong China Temple.

Tai is married to Hui Hua Lai and they are the parents of three children.



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