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Alonzo A. Hinckley
Full name Alonzo Arza Hinckley
Born April 23, 1870(1870-04-23)
Place of birth Cove Fort, Utah Territory
Died December 22, 1936 (aged 66)
Place of death Salt Lake City, Utah
LDS Church Apostle
Called by Heber J. Grant
Ordained October 11, 1934 (aged 64)
Ordination reason Death of Anthony W. Ivins; David O. McKay added to First Presidency
End of term December 22, 1936 (aged 66)
End reason Death
Reorganization at end of term Albert E. Bowen ordained
LDS Church General Authority
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Called by Heber J. Grant
Start of term October 11, 1934 (aged 64)
End of term December 22, 1936 (aged 66)
End reason Death

Alonzo Arza Hinckley (April 23, 1870 – 22 December 1936) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1934 until his death.

Hinckley was born in Cove Fort, Utah Territory. He is the uncle of former LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley. Alonzo Hinckley married his wife Rose May Robison in 1892 in the Manti Utah Temple.

Hinckley served as a missionary in the Netherlands.[1]

On Sunday, August 11, 1912, during a conference in Millard County, Utah, Hinckley was selected to be president of Deseret Stake, a newly formed stake located in the western half of Millard County and formed from a portion of the Millard Stake.[2]

Hinckley was ordained an apostle on October 11, 1934 after the death of Anthony W. Ivins.

Hinckley died of stomach cancer on December 22, 1936 in Salt Lake City.[3] He was succeeded in the Quorum of the Twelve by Albert E. Bowen.

Grave marker of Alonzo A. Hinckley.

References

  1. ^ Garr, Arnold K., et al. Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History, p. 832
  2. ^ Jenson, Andrew (2004). Church Chronology. Kessinger Publishing. p. 54. ISBN 1417968540. http://books.google.com/books?id=XEpUpEqDCfgC&pg=RA3-PA54&dq=Alonzo+A.+Hinckley&as_brr=3&sig=ACfU3U3_3ShIUESnPjEm6lnr302ZmmFKRA#PRA3-PA54,M1.  
  3. ^ State of Utah Death Certificate
Religious titles
Preceded by
J. Reuben Clark
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
October 11, 1934–December 22, 1936
Succeeded by
Albert E. Bowen
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