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Adam S. Bennion
American Mormon leader
Died when: 71 years 71 days
Star Sign: Sagittarius
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. Brown.