About Gordon B. Hinckley
President Gordon B. Hinckley was ordained and set apart as the fifteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1995. He had previously served as a counselor in the First Presidency for fourteen years and for an additional twenty years in the Quorum of the Twelve. As a civic leader and longtime Church worker, Marjorie Pay Hinckley traveled the world with her husband, speaking at seminars, conferences, and the dedicatory services of more than twenty temples. The Hinckleys, who were married for more than sixty years, are the parents of five. Sister Hinckley passed away April 6, 2004, at the age of 92. President Hinckley passed away January 27, 2008, at the age of 97.