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Adam S. Bennion
Full name Adam Samuel Bennion
Born December 2, 1886(1886-12-02)
Place of birth Taylorsville, Utah Territory
Died February 11, 1958 (aged 71)
Place of death Salt Lake City, Utah
LDS Church Apostle
Called by David O. McKay
Ordained April 9, 1953 (aged 66)
Ordination reason Death of John A. Widtsoe
End of term February 11, 1958 (aged 71)
End reason Death
Reorganization at end of term Hugh B. Brown ordained
LDS Church General Authority
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Called by David O. McKay
Start of term April 9, 1953 (aged 66)
End of term February 11, 1958 (aged 71)
End reason Death

Adam Samuel Bennion (December 2, 1886 – February 11, 1958) was a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Born in Taylorsville, Utah Territory, Bennion received degrees from the University of Utah, Columbia University and the University of California. He also studied at the University of Chicago. He became a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on April 9, 1953 to replace the vacancy caused by John A. Widtsoe's death.

Bennion died in 1958 at Salt Lake City, Utah. He served less than five years in the quorum. Upon his passing, Hugh B. Brown was called to the quorum.

Grave marker of Adam S. Bennion.

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Religious titles
Preceded by
LeGrand Richards
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
April 9, 1953–February 11, 1958
Succeeded by
Richard L. Evans


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