Leader Biography

Elder Paul V. Johnson

Elder Paul V. Johnson was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2005. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy. He is currently serving at Church headquarters as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy. He previously served as Commissioner of the Church Educational System and in the Chile and Europe Area Presidencies.

Elder Johnson graduated with degrees from Brigham Young University and Utah State University.

He has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Norway Oslo Mission.

Elder Paul Vere Johnson was born in Gainesville, Florida, on June 24, 1954. He married Jill Washburn in August 1976. They are the parents of nine children.

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