Elbert R. Curtis

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Elbert Raine Curtis (24 April 1901 – 20 May 1975) was the ninth general superintendent of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1948 to 1958. He was succeeded in the leadership of the YMMIA by Joseph T. Bentley.

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Curtis was also a president of the Western States Mission of the LDS Church and a president of the Sugar House Stake of the church.

In 1971, Curtis was awarded the Silver Buffalo Award from the Boy Scouts of America for his efforts in integrating Scouting into the YMMIA of the LDS Church.

Curtis was married to Luceal Rockwood and was the father of three children. Curtis died in Salt Lake City.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints titles
Preceded by
George Q. Morris
Superintendent of the
Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Association

Succeeded by
Joseph T. Bentley