Victor L. Brown
Full name Victor Lee Brown
Born July 31, 1914(1914-07-31)
Place of birth Cardston, Alberta, Canada
Died March 26, 1996 (aged 81)
Place of death Salt Lake City, Utah
LDS Church General Authority
Second Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric
Called by John H. Vandenburg
Start of term September 30, 1961 (aged 47)
End of term April 6, 1972 (aged 57)
End reason Honorable release of John H. Vandenburg and his counselors
Presiding Bishop
Called by Joseph Fielding Smith
Start of term April 6, 1972 (aged 57)
End of term April 6, 1985 (aged 70)
End reason Honorably released
First Quorum of the Seventy
Called by Spencer W. Kimball
Start of term April 6, 1985 (aged 70)
End of term September 30, 1989 (aged 75)
End reason Granted general authority emeritus status
Emeritus General Authority
Called by Ezra Taft Benson
Start of term September 30, 1989 (aged 75)
End of term March 26, 1996 (aged 81)
End reason Death

Victor Lee Brown (31 July 1914 – 26 March 1996) was the tenth Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) between 1972 and 1985. He was a general authority of the LDS Church from 1961 until his death.

Brown was born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, the son of Gerald Stephen Brown and Maggie Calder Lee. In 1961, Brown was called as the Second Counselor to Presiding Bishop John H. Vandenburg. He succeeded Vandenburg as Presiding Bishop in 1972.

In 1985, Brown was released as Presiding Bishop and called to be the president of the Salt Lake Temple and a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy. He was designated as an emeritus general authority in 1989. Brown died at Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Preceded by
John H. Vandenburg
Presiding Bishop
Succeeded by
Robert D. Hales

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