William J. Critchlow Jr.

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William James Critchlow Jr. was a General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles from October 11, 1958, until his death on August 30, 1968. He was also the first president of the South Ogden Stake.

Critchlow was born on August 21, 1892, in Brigham City, Utah Territory (some records indicate Ogden). He was of pioneer heritage—his great-grandfather was James Brown, captain of the Mormon Battalion, and founder of the city of Ogden.

Critchlow attended Weber State University and was a utilities executive. He later became the vice president of the Ogden Retail Association. He served his community as a member of the Ogden Chamber of Commerce and director of the McKay-Dee Hospital.

He and his wife, Anna Marie Taylor, were the parents of three children.