was a Mormon bishop and stake president and manager of an LDS stake welfare farm in Nevada; in 2007, found guilty of child sexual abuse and sentenced

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Floodlit’s sources indicate that Brinkerhoff was Bishop of the Lovelock Nevada ward in the early 1980s and Stake President of the Winnemucca Nevada Stake in the mid-late 1980s.

Brinkerhoff was arrested in Nevada in 2007 and admitted to sexually abusing two children. He was convicted and sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison for battery with intent to commit sexual assault, and 12 to 32 months in prison for sexual abuse of a child.

In 1957, as a 28 year old, Brinkerhoff served as second counselor in the LDS Lovelock branch presidency in Lovelock, Nevada. He was still serving in that Mormon church calling in 1961, when he was made second counselor in the Lovelock ward bishopric as that unit was converted from a branch into a ward.

Brinkerhoff died in 2019 in Nevada.

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  1. marriage of the accused - announcement beforehand
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  2. marriage of the accused - report after
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  3. 1961 - became bishopric second counselor
    view source details | 24 May 1961 | Reno Gazette - Journal
  4. 1979 - managed an LDS stake welfare farm in Lovelock, Nevada
    view source details | 19 Oct 1979 | Mason Valley News
  5. 2007 arrest
    view source details | 9 Feb 2007 | Reno Gazette - Journal
  6. Nevada Department of Corrections - offender ID 1009276
    view source details | 15 Mar 2023 | Nevada Department of Corrections
  7. Obituary | Allen J Brinkerhoff
    view source details | 4 Oct 2019 | Smith Family Funeral Home

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