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Lawyer , Church official

Howard William Hunter, American lawyer, church official. Bar: California 1939; ordained apostle Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1959, bishop, 1941-1947, high councilor, 1947-1950. Past president Polynesian Cultural Center, Hawaii. Member California Bar Association, Utah Bar Association, Genealogical Society Utah (board directors, past president).

Background

Hunter, Howard William was born on November 14, 1907 in Boise, Idaho, United States. Son of John William and Nellie Marie (Rasmussen) Hunter.

Education

Juris Doctor cum laude, Southwestern University, 1939.

Career

Engaged in banking, California, 1928-1934;practiced law, Los Angeles, until 1959;member county of 12,, Church Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1959-1994;president, Church Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1994-1995. Chairman, Board Of Directors Beneficial Life Insurance Company, Salt Lake City, Watson LandCo., Los Angeles, Heber J. Grant & Company, First Security Corporation, First Security Bank of Utah, Continental Western Life Insurance Company, Utah Home Fire Insurance Company. Deseret Management Corporation.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1939. Ordained apostle Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1959, bishop, 1941-1947, high councilor, 1947-1950.

Membership

Past president Polynesian Cultural Center, Hawaii. Member California Bar Association, Utah Bar Association, Genealogical Society Utah (board directors, past president).

Connections

Married Clara May Jeffs, June 10, 1931 (deceased October 1983). Children: Howard William (deceased), John Jacob, Richard Allen. Married Inis Berice Egan, April 12, 1990.

father:
John William Hunter

mother:
Nellie Marie (Rasmussen) Hunter

spouse:
Clara May Jeffs

spouse:
Inis Berice Egan

child:
Howard William Hunter (deceased)

child:
John Jacob Hunter

child:
Richard Allen Hunter