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Adam S. Bennion

American Mormon leader

Died when: 71 years 71 days (854 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius


Adam S. Bennion

Adam Samuel Bennion (December 2, 1886 – February 11, 1958) was a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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, filling a vacancy created by the death of John A.

Widtsoe.Bennion served less than five years in the Quorum of the Twelve before his death.He was replaced in the Quorum by Hugh B.


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