Born on August 24, 1932 in NYC. He graduated from U of U and got his MBA from Harvard. He is married to MAry Elene Crandall and they have two children. He was a US Air Force fighter pilot. He was the general manager of Gilette, Executive for Papermate, Vice Pres. of Mac Factor Intl., President of Hughes Broadcasting Co., and was a group VP of Cheesebrough-Ponds, Inc. He was the president of the London, England mission, presiding Bishop, and was called to the quorum of the twelve April 2, 1994.