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ELDER BURTON DIES AT 82

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Elder Theodore M. Burton, who served as a General Authority for nearly 30 years, died Dec. 22 in a Salt Lake hospital.

Elder Burton was called as an Assistant to the Twelve Oct. 8, 1960; on Oct. 1, 1976, he was sustained a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy. From 1962-64, he presided over the European Mission, where he supervised the missions in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Finland and Scandinavia. He was managing director of the Genealogical Society from 1972 to 1978. He was given General Authority emeritus status Sept. 30, 1989.See page 12 for a report on funeral proceedings and additional biographical information.