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Loren C. Dunn

Born: Jun 12, 1930

Death: May 16, 2001

Birthplace: Tooele

Nationality: United States

Loren C. Dunn

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1930
Date of Death : May 16, 2001
Birth Place : Tooele

Loren Charles Dunn was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1968 until his death. Dunn was born in Tooele, Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church to Australia from 1954 to 1956 and married Sharon Longden, a daughter of John Longden. Dunn earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and economics from Brigham Young University. While at BYU, Dunn was also on the basketball team that won the National Invitation Tournament in 1951. He later earned a master's degree in public relations from Boston University. At the time of his call as a general authority, Dunn was living in Natick, Massachusetts, and working in Boston. After Dunn became a member of the seven-man First Council of the Seventy in 1968, he served in several key church positions. He was the managing director of the church's Missionary Department in 1974. In the early 1980s, he served as director of the church's Adult Curriculum Department. Dunn was an inaugural member of the newly created First Quorum of the Seventy in 1976 and he was also the president of the church's Australia Sydney Mission for three years. Dunn served as president of several areas of the church in North America.

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