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Ezra Taft Benson

Howard W. Hunter

Gordon B. Hinckley

Thomas S. Monson

"In a very real sense, we are builders of eternal houses. We are apprentices to the trade—not skilled craftsmen. We need divine help if we are to build successfully."

Thomas S. Monson
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President Thomas S. Monson



Houses of Thomas S. Monson

The pictures are of the house and apartment that Thomas S. Monson has lived in since his calling as an Apostle and then as Prophet. Thomas Monson has served in the U.S. Naval Reserves during WWII. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from the University of Utah and a MBA from BYU. During his professional career he's worked as a college professor, a newspaper printer, an advertising sales rep for a newspaper, and was the general manager for the Deseret News Press. He has also served as President of the Printing Industry of Utah and a board member of the Printing Industries of America. From 1981-1982, Thomas Monson was appointed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan to the President's Task Force of for Private Sector Initiatives. He was ordained an Apostle on October 10, 1963, and became Church President in January 2008.

Thomas S. Monson home 1960's-Present


Thomas S. Monson Apartment 2008-present

107 1st Avenue
Salt Lake City, Utah

Since his calling to be Church President, Thomas Monson primarily lives in a suite in this apartment building which is owned by the LDS Church. It is located across the street from the Church Office Building so it makes for an easy commute. He still owns and still spends time at his home pictured above.

Thomas Monson's presidency is noted for announcing and dedicating several new temples across the globe, for dedicating the new Church Historical Library and Archives, expanding the church's genealogical database, being a strong supporter of traditional marriage and the family, and for expanding The Church's strong humanitarian programs. He is an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts, and was awarded the Bronze Wolf and Silver Fox Awards. He is also known for his storytelling speaking style.