William K. Jackson

William K. Jackson was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2020, at age 64.

Personal Life

William K. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., on March 29, 1956. He married Ann Kesler in 1977. They are the parents of eight children.
He attended Brigham Young University for three years. He was awarded a bachelor of science degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and received a doctor of medicine degree from the University of California, San Francisco, in 1983.
He has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Bolivia La Paz Mission, institute teacher, counselor in a district presidency, ward Sunday School teacher, counselor in a mission presidency, bishop, branch Young Men president, and president of the India New Delhi Mission from 2009 to 2012, and Area Seventy and a member of the Third and Eighth Quorums of the Seventy in the Asia and Australia/Pacific Areas from 2003 to 2009.

Professional Life

Elder William K. Jackson was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2020, at age 64. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a bishop. He is currently serving as an Assistant Executive Director of the Missionary Department.
He worked at McKay-Dee Hospital from 1983 to 1986 for his medical residency and became a certified family physician. He worked as regional medical officer for the U.S. State Department and medical doctor for the Department of the Air Force. At the time of his call as a General Authority, he was serving as medical director of Valley Family Health Care.
Last Updated On 11 Nov 2020
Born
William King Jackson
29 Mar 1956
Washington, D.C., United States
Calling(s)
TitleGeneral Authority Seventy
OrganizationFirst Quorum of the Seventy
Call Date4 Apr 2020