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Let’s get to know Elder D. Todd Christofferson!

03/24/23 | 1 min read
We may get to hear from him soon at general conference.

Have you ever baked something before? Bread is one of Elder D. Todd Christofferson’s specialties! As a teenager, he baked loaves of bread for his family. Here are some other fun facts about him.

Elder Christofferson:

  • Had a summer job as a kid picking pears and peaches.
  • Served as a missionary in Argentina. Elder Richard G. Scott (a former Apostle) was one of his mission presidents!
  • Married Katherine Thelma Jacob in 1968 in the Salt Lake Temple. They have five children.
  • Graduated with a law degree and clerked for a judge working on a famous case called Watergate in the 1970s.
  • Was actively involved in several community affairs and interfaith organizations.
  • Lived in Mexico City while serving as president of the South Mexico Area.
  • Was called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in April 2008.

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Learn more about Elder Christofferson here.