David B. Haight

David Bruce Haight (September 2, 1906 – July 31, 2004) was the oldest member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Haight was born in Oakley, Idaho, September 2, 1906. Haight was the son of Hector Caleb Haight and his wife Clara Josephine (née Tuttle). Hector Haight was the son of Horton D. Haight who had been involved in many trips in the Mormon trek and served as the first president of the stake that included Oakley. David B. Haight's maternal grandfather, Norton Ray Tuttle, was the first bishop of Tooele, Utah. He was married to Ruby M. Olson (1910–2004). He was the father-in-law of businessman and philanthropist Jon Huntsman, Sr., (who married David B. Haight's daughter Karen) and grandfather of the former governor of Utah and former U.S. Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman, Jr. Haight served as mayor of Palo Alto, California and also was the owner of the Palo Alto Hardware store. Upon being called as president of the church’s mission in Scotland, he resigned as mayor of Palo Alto over the objections of the city council.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 2nd, 1906
Place of birth
United States of America
Date of death
July 31st, 2004 at age of 97
Place of death
Salt Lake City, United States of America
Places lived
Palo Alto , California
pop. 66,642 (2013)




1. Utah State University Colleges/University

Utah State University (USU) is a public research university located in Logan, Utah. It is a land-grant and space-grant institution and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The university also leads the nation in funding for aerospace research and the number of student experiments actually sent out into space.

Institution info

Type Public university
2012. 209 mil. $
2010. 172 mil. $
Institution colors
1400 Old Main Hill, 84322 - Logan, Utah
2012. 25,445
2010. 14,646
2009. 13,809
2009. 9,411
2006. 19,775
2012. 3,341
2010. 1,826
2006. 3,848
Acceptance rate
2012. 96.7 %
2010. 100.0 %
2010. 97.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 4.91 K $
2011. 5.56 K $
2010. 5.19 K $
2010. 4.05 K $
2009. 4.9 K $
Official web page www.usu.edu
Wikipedia article
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People attended Utah State University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1911., American Football Linebacker
b. 1903., Politician
b. 1923., Military Person
b. 1948., American Football Defensive tackle
b. 1950., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1958., Wine Critic
b. 1982., American Football Guard
b. 1956., Judge


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