Ángel Abrea (born 13 September 1933) was the first resident of Latin America to become a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Abrea was baptized into the LDS Church in 1943, at the age of ten. Prior to his call as a general authority, Abrea was the first stake president in Argentina (1966–71; 1976–78); he also served as a regional representative (1971–76) and as president of the church's Argentina Rosario Mission (1978–81). Abrea was called by LDS Church president Spencer W. Kimball as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy on 20 March 1981. Abrea also became the first president of the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple when it opened in 1986. On 4 October 2003, Abrea was designated as an emeritus general authority and released from full-time ecclesiastical duties. Abrea married María Victoria Chiapparino in Argentina on 4 July 1957. The Abreas and their three daughters were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on 26 September 1966.
How would Ángel Abrea be described?
Ángel Abrea would be described as General authority of LDS Church.
When was Ángel Abrea born?
Ángel Abrea was born on 13.09.1933.
What is Ángel Abrea subject of?
Ángel Abrea is subject of 20th-century Mormon missionaries, People from Buenos Aires, 1933 births, Living people, Argentine general authorities (LDS Church), Converts to Mormonism, Mormon missionaries in Argentina, Regional representatives of the Twelve, Argentine Mormon missionaries, Mission presidents (LDS Church), Members of the First Quorum of the Seventy (LDS Church) and Temple presidents and matrons (LDS Church).
What is the gender of Ángel Abrea?
Ángel Abrea is male.