William K. Jackson

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William K. Jackson was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2020. He had been serving as a bishop at the time of his call.

Jackson has also served as an Area Seventy and a member of the Third and Eighth Quorums of the Seventy in the Asia and Australia/Pacific Areas from 2003 to 2009. Other callings include full-time missionary in the Bolivia La Paz Mission, institute teacher, counselor in a district presidency, ward Sunday School teacher, counselor in a mission presidency, and branch Young Men president. He is a former president of the India New Delhi Mission where he served from 2009 to 2012.

Jackson was born on March 29, 1956, in Washington, D.C. He attended Brigham Young University for three years and then obtained his bachelor of science degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a doctor of medicine degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He worked at McKay-Dee Hospital from 1983 to 1986 for his medical residency and became a certified family physician. He worked as regional medical officer for the U.S. State Department and medical doctor for the Department of the Air Force. At the time of his call as a General Authority, he was serving as medical director of Valley Family Health Care.

Jackson and his wife, Ann, are the parents of eight children.