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Thomas Spencer Monson was an American religious leader, author, and the 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . As president, he was considered by adherents of the religion to be a prophet, seer, and revelator. Monson's early career was as a manager at the Deseret News, a Utah newspaper owned by the LDS Church. He spent most of his life engaged in various church leadership positions and public service.

Thomas S. Monson
16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
February 3, 2008 (2008-02-03) – January 2, 2018 (2018-01-02)
PredecessorGordon B. Hinckley
SuccessorRussell M. Nelson
President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
(with Boyd K. Packer as Acting President)
March 12, 1995 (1995-03-12) – February 3, 2008 (2008-02-03)
PredecessorGordon B. Hinckley
SuccessorBoyd K. Packer
End reasonBecame President of the Church
First Counselor in the First Presidency
March 12, 1995 (1995-03-12) – January 27, 2008 (2008-01-27)
Called byGordon B. Hinckley
PredecessorGordon B. Hinckley
SuccessorHenry B. Eyring
End reasonDissolution of First Presidency upon the death of Gordon B. Hinckley
Second Counselor in the First Presidency
November 10, 1985 (1985-11-10) – March 3, 1995 (1995-03-03)
Called byEzra Taft Benson
PredecessorGordon B. Hinckley
SuccessorJames E. Faust
End reasonDissolution of First Presidency upon the death of Howard W. Hunter
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
October 4, 1963 (1963-10-04) – November 10, 1985 (1985-11-10)
Called byDavid O. McKay
End reasonCalled as Second Counselor in the First Presidency
LDS Church Apostle
October 10, 1963 (1963-10-10) – January 2, 2018 (2018-01-02)
Called byDavid O. McKay
ReasonDeath of Henry D. Moyle; N. Eldon Tanner added to First Presidency
Reorganization
at end of term
Gerrit W. Gong and Ulisses Soares were ordained following deaths of Monson and Robert D. Hales
Military career
1945–1946
Service/branch U.S. Navy
Rank Ensign
UnitU.S. Naval Reserve
Personal details
Born(1927-08-21)August 21, 1927
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
DiedJanuary 2, 2018(2018-01-02) (aged 90)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Education
Spouse(s)
Frances Beverly Johnson
(m. 1948; died 2013)
Children3
Awards
Websitethomassmonson.org
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Thomas Monson's About

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Religious leader and author who became the sixteenth President of the Church of Latter-day Saints in 2008.

Thomas Monson Family life

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He had three children with Frances Beverly Johnson, whom he was married to from 1948 until her death in 2013.

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Thomas Monson Before Fame

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He served in the Navy in the closing months of WW II and at age 22 took over as a bishop in Salt Lake City.

Thomas Monson Trivia

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He had a distinguished business career as an executive in charge of advertising with the Deseret News and later he became the chairman of its publishing company.

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He visited President Barack Obama in the White House in 2012.

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Facts About Thomas Monson

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● Thomas Monson was born on August 21, 1927 (age 91) in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
● He is a celebrity religious leader
● His popular books are Teachings of Thomas S. Monson (2011), Pathways to perfection (1973), A Prophet's Voice: Message... (2012), Be your best self (1979) and Consider the Blessings... (2013)
● He died on January 2, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT
● He had 3 children Ann M. Dibb, Thomas Lee Monson, Clark Spencer Monson



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