William D. Oswald
William D. Oswald served as second counselor in the Sunday School general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2004 to 2009 to A. Roger Merrill and counselor to Russell M. Nelson from 1978 to 1979. He had previously served on the Sunday School general board. He presided over the Russia Vladivostok mission from 2001 to 2004. At one time he served as bishop to President Spencer W. Kimball. His wife, Mavis, holds a certificate in Russian from Dartmouth College.
Oswald was born in 1936 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He earned both his bachelor’s and law degrees from University of Utah. His firm, Oswald and Feil, is part of the Utah Redevelopment Association. Oswald helped to draft Utah's Redevelopment Authority Law in 1969. He was involved in rewriting Utah laws related to those applicable to redevelopments.
He and his wife, Mavis, were the parents of six children.