M. Russell Ballard

M. Russell Ballard

Born: October 8, 1928

Nationality: American

Occupation: Clergyman, businessman

Biography: Melvin Russell Ballard, Jr. is a religious leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was called to serve in the church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1985. As a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, Ballard is accepted by the church members as a prophet, seer, and revelator. Currently, he is the sixth most senior apostle among the ranks of the Church.

Source/Notes: When Thou Art Converted: Continuing Our Search for Happiness (2001 edition), Deseret Book Company - ISBN: 9781573458139