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Paul V. Johnson
First Quorum of the Seventy
April 2, 2005 (2005-04-02)
Called byGordon B. Hinckley
Personal details
BornPaul Vere Johnson
(1954-06-24) June 24, 1954 (age 65)
Gainesville, Florida, United States

Paul Vere Johnson (born June 24, 1954) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 2005, and was the church's sixteenth Commissioner of Church Education from 2008 to 2015.

Johnson was born in Gainesville, Florida, and was raised in Logan, Utah.[1] As a young man, he was an LDS Church missionary in Norway,[2] after which he earned degrees from Brigham Young University and Utah State University.[1]

Johnson has served in the LDS Church as a ward Young Men president, bishop, and counselor in a stake presidency. He and his wife, Jill, married in 1976 and are the parents of nine children.

Johnson became a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy on April 2, 2005, after serving as an area seventy in the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy since June 2003. On June 8, 2008, the church's First Presidency announced that Johnson would succeed W. Rolfe Kerr as the Commissioner of Church Education, effective August 1, 2008.[3] He served in this capacity until August 1, 2015, when he was succeeded by Kim B. Clark,[4] and Johnson became first counselor in the presidency of the church's Europe Area.[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Elder Paul V. Johnson Of the Seventy", Liahona: 123, May 2005
  2. Lewis, William O., III. "Paul V. Johnson". Grampa Bill's G. A. Pages (gapages.com). Retrieved 2012-04-23.
  3. LDS News Services (June 8, 2008), "First Presidency Appoints New CES Commissioner", Deseret News
  4. Prescott, Marianne Holman (August 5, 2015). "Seminary and Institute histories to be released". Church News..
  5. "LDS First Presidency announces area leadership assignments", Church News, 2 May 2015.

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