Clifford Earle Young, president of the Alpine Stake, Utah,
and Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was born Dec. 7, 1883,
in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of Seymour
B. Young and Ann Elizabeth Riter and the great nephew of President
He was baptized May 3, 1892, and filled a mission
to Great Britain in 1905-1908.
After his return, he married Edith Grant, daughter
of Heber J. Grant on June 20, 1911.
The couple had four children. Edith predeceased him, dying in 1947
Elder Young was ordained a High Priest and was chosen
president of the Alpine Stake July 1, 1928. He was ordained and set apart
by Pres. Heber J. Grant.
Elder Young was sustained as an Assistant to the
Twelve, April 6, 1941 and set apart May 23, 1941 by President Grant.
He served until his death August 21, 1958 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
In addition to his church responsibilities, Elder
Young was both a businessman and a civic leader.
There is some mystery about his middle name with
some sources giving it as 'Earl' and others as 'Earle.'