Harold G. Hillam

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Harold G. Hillam was a General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having served in the Presidency of the Seventy from August 15, 1995 to August 15, 2000, the First Quorum of the Seventy from April 6, 1991 to October 1, 2005, and the Second Quorum of the Seventy from March 31, 1990 to April 6, 1991. He was given emeritus status on October 1, 2005. He also served as the general president of the Sunday School from 1995 to 2000 and was president of the Boise Idaho Temple from 2005 to 2008.

Hillam was born on September 1, 1934, in Sugar City, Idaho. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a doctorate in dental surgery from Northwestern University. After practicing dentistry for two years, he returned to Northwestern to earn a degree in orthodontics, which became his career. He also owned an 80-acre farm in Idaho Falls where the family raised corn.

While a young man, he served as a missionary to Brazil. He later presided over the Portugal Lisbon Mission.

He and his wife, Carol, were the parents of seven children. He died on March 27, 2012.