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|Emeritus General Authority|
|4 October 2003|
|Called by||Gordon B. Hinckley|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|20 March 1981– 4 October 2003|
|Called by||Spencer W. Kimball|
|End reason||Granted general authority emeritus status|
|Born||13 September 1933|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Abrea was baptized into the LDS Church in 1943, at the age of ten. He graduated from the University of Buenos Aires, and worked as an accountant at Deloitte Haskins & Sells. Prior to his call as a general authority, Abrea was the first stake president in Argentina (1966–71; 1976–78); he also served as a regional representative (1971–76) and as president of the church's Argentina Rosario Mission (1978–81).
Abrea was called by LDS Church president Spencer W. Kimball as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy on 20 March 1981. Abrea also became the first president of the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple when it opened in 1986. On 4 October 2003, Abrea was designated as an emeritus general authority and released from full-time ecclesiastical duties.
- "ERA protest. LDS confab faces opposition to policies". The Times-News. Twin Falls, Idaho. UPI. 5 April 1981. p. 3. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
- "BYU. Abrea Speaks at Fireside". The Daily Herald. Provo, Utah. 7 March 1982. p. 31. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
- Don L. Searle, "Elder Angel Abrea: Prepared for a Life of Service", Ensign, October 1984, p. 25.[non-primary source needed]
- "Elder Angel Abrea of the First Quorum of the Seventy", Ensign, May 1981, pp. 95–96.[non-primary source needed]
- "Angel Abrea" by Brian M. Hauglid in Arnold K. Garr et al., ed. Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000) p. 3-4.
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