Sept. 2, 1906 Born in Oakley, Idaho, to Hector C. Haight and Clara Tuttle Haight.
Attends Oakley High School and Albion State Normal School in Idaho.
Attends Utah State University.
Sept. 4, 1930
Marries Ruby Olson in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Becomes general merchandise manager for ZCMI.
Becomes district manager for Montgomery Ward, based in San Diego.
Serves in World War II as a commander in the U.S. Navy's Supply Corps.
Regional manager for Montgomery Ward, based in Chicago.
March 4, 1951
Becomes president of the Palo Alto LDS Stake.
Mayor of Palo Alto, Calif.
President of the Scottish LDS Mission.
Named assistant to the president of Brigham Young University.
Sept. 29, 1967
Called as a regional representative.
April 6, 1970
Sustained as an assistant to the Twelve.
Jan. 8, 1976
Ordained an apostle.
April 3, 1976
Sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve.
March 8, 1978
Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award from Utah State University.
May 27, 1989
Honored as a distinguished alumnus at Utah State University.
April 16, 1994
Honored as Palo Alto's oldest living mayor.
Sept. 2, 1996
Honored at 90th birthday celebration attended by about 1,200 at Huntsman Corp. offices at University of Utah.
Aug. 13, 1998
Receives a doctorate of Christian service from BYU.
Oct. 13, 2000
With his wife, Ruby, receives the People of Vision award from Prevent Blindness Utah.
April 3, 2004
Elder Haight's last extemporaneous address at LDS general conference.
July 31, 2004 Elder Haight, at 97 the oldest living apostle, dies at his home at 4:15 a.m., with his family present.