Fernando R. Gomez

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Fernando Rogelio Gomez Paez (born 1940) is the founder of the Museo de Historia del Mormonismo en Mexico. He and his co-director Sergio Pagaza have spent large amounts of energy gathering artifacts and primary documents of Mormon history in Mexico.

Gomez has served in several leadership positions in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was the second president of the Church's Mérida México Temple[1] and has also been the president of the Chile Santiago Missionary Training Center. Gomez has also been the mission president of the Church's México Mérida Mission and a Regional Representative of the Twelve.

Gomez was born in Monterrey, Mexico. Prior to founding the Museo de Historia del Mormonismo en Mexico, Gomez was president of an electronics firm. He has a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University (BYU), and has resided in Provo, Utah at various times.

Gomez is the author of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Lamanite Conventions: From Darkness to Light and has written reviews for the Journal of Mormon History. He has also given lectures at the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at BYU. He has also written The States of México and Morelos: Their Contribution during the Re-opening Period of Missionary Work, 1901-03.