Edward L. Kimball

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Edward L. Kimball (born September 1930) is a law professor at Brigham Young University who has written biographies of his father Spencer W. Kimball and his mother Camilla Eyring Kimball. These biographies have been described as "well crafted".[1] Kimball's biography of his father has also been listed among "60 Signicficant Mormon Biographies".[2]

Kimball was born in Arizona and suffered from polio as a child. He served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Netherlands.[3] Kimball also wrote an article on Henry Eyring and Harvey Fletcher published in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.[4]

Kimball has also published an indepth study on the 1978 Revelation on the priesthood received by his father.[5] He has also written an article on the history of LDS Temple admissions standards.[6]


As a lawyer, Brother Kimball specialized in evidence law.[7] He held the Ernest L. Wilkinson chair at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

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