The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement on the condition of Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: Elder Robert D. Hales was admitted to the hospital several days ago for treatment of pulmonary and other conditions.
Elder Hales was born August 24, 1932 (85 years old). Currently, he is the fifth most senior apostle in the church. He was was born in New York City. He received degrees from the University of Utah and Harvard Business School and was a pilot in the U.S. Air Force.