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L. Whitney Clayton
First Quorum of the Seventy
March 31, 2001(2001-03-31) (aged 51)
Called by Gordon B. Hinckley
Presidency of the Seventy
April 5, 2008(2008-04-05) (aged 58)
Called by Thomas S. Monson
Personal details
Born Lyndon Whitney Clayton III
(1950-02-24) February 24, 1950 (age 65)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Spouse Kathy Ann Kipp
Children 7

Lyndon Whitney Clayton III (born February 24, 1950) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 2001 and a member of the church's Presidency of the Seventy since 2008.

Biography[edit]

Clayton was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and attended the University of Utah. He served as a full-time missionary of the LDS Church in Peru. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance and earned a law degree at the University of the Pacific.[1] Clayton was a partner in the Newport Beach, California–based law firm of Call, Clayton and Jensen.[2]

Clayton married Kathy Ann Kipp in the Salt Lake Temple on August 3, 1973, and they are the parents of seven children.

Clayton served previously in the LDS Church as a bishop, stake high councilor, counselor in a mission presidency, regional representative, and area seventy. At the time of his call as an area seventy, Clayton was living in Irvine, California.[3]

Clayton was called a general authority and member of the First Quorum of the Seventy in 2001. Previous assignments as a general authority have included serving as both a counselor and as president of the church's South America South Area and as an Assistant Executive Director of the Family and Church History Department. When Clayton was called to the Presidency of the Seventy on April 5, 2008,[1] he was assigned supervisory responsibility for the church's North America West and North America Northwest areas.[4] Since January 2012, he has supervised the church's work in the three geographical areas within Utah.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "L. Whitney Clayton". Grampa Bill. Retrieved 2008-04-05. 
  2. ^ Church News, April 14, 2001
  3. ^ Church News, August 5, 1995.[full citation needed]
  4. ^ Church News, June 7, 2008.[full citation needed]

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Deseret News

Deseret News
Sat, 04 Apr 2015 10:48:29 -0700

“Sailor survived because she saw a light in the distance and fought her way to it — notwithstanding the wild countryside, the depth of the tragedy she faced, and the injuries she had sustained,” Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Presidency of the ...

KSL.com

KSL.com
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:11:09 -0700

In the first interview about allegations of abuse in Mormon church-sponsored scouting troops, Church Elder L. Whitney Clayton told CNN that the church is at the forefront for prevention of child abuse. "We feel like there is really no other ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Sat, 04 Apr 2015 15:55:22 -0700

He was followed by President Boyd K. Packer, Sister Linda K. Burton, Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Elder L. Whitney Clayton and Elder L. Tom Perry. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, conducted the session, where President ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:56:31 -0700

Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Presidency of the Seventy accompanied the apostle on the March 9 through 15 trip. Also participating were members of the Caribbean Area Presidency — Elder J. Devn Cornish, Elder Claudio D. Zivic, and Elder Hugo Martinez ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:58:09 -0800

In a session titled “Gathering, Healing and Sealing Families,” Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Presidency of the Seventy, left, Elder Allan F. Packer of the Seventy, center, and Elder Kent F. Richards of the Seventy speak of the important role family ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Sun, 07 Apr 2013 10:25:04 -0700

Elder L. Whitney Clayton, of the Presidency of the Seventy, speaks at the morning session of the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 7, 2013.
 
Salt Lake Tribune
Wed, 05 Nov 2008 13:19:52 -0800

"We hope that every one would treat each that way no matter which side of this issue they were on," said Elder L. Whitney Clayton, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Presidency of the Seventy. Proposition 8 amends California's ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 21:18:39 -0800

In a session for Family Discovery Day titled, “Gathering, Healing and Sealing Families,” Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the LDS Presidency of the Seventy; Elder Allan F. Packer and Elder Kent F. Richards, both of the Seventy; and Sister Neill F. Marriott ...
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