German man who became the next Counselor in the Initial Presidency from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, among the church’s highest ranks, in 2008. He was previously a reputed fighter pilot who also offered being a captain at Lufthansa Airlines. As an adolescent, he fled from East Germany to Western world Germany along with his mom by scaling mountains in order to avoid checkpoints. He’s the initial German apostle in the annals from the LDS Cathedral. He wedded his wife Harriet in Dec 1962. They possess two children jointly. He and Parley P Pratt are both well-known apostles in the LDS Cathedral.