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Quorums of the Twelve and Quorums of the First Presidency

Quorums of the Twelve and Quorums of the First
Presidency
of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


This particular section of my website lists
(chronologically) all of the changes in the Quorum of the Twelve and in the
First Presidency, since 1830 to the present. The number following each name
indicates the seniority held by that apostle in each particular grouping. The
First Presidencies are listed in a single column and the Quorums of the Twelve
in double-columns.


 

1830

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized 06 Apr 1830, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Oliver Cowdery (2)

 

 

Counselor added 08 Mar 1833, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Oliver Cowdery (2)
                                                    Jesse Gause (-)

 

 

Jesse Gause resigns & First Presidency formed 18 Mar 1833, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Frederick G Williams (-)

 

 

Oliver Cowdery added as Assistant President 05 Dec 1834, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Oliver Cowdery (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Frederick G Williams (-)

 

 

Quorum of the Twelve formed 14 Feb 1835 to 26 Apr 1835, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Oliver Cowdery (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Frederick G Williams (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (3)             Parley P Pratt (9)  
                                     David W Patten (4)             Luke S Johnson (10)
                                     Brigham Young (5)              William B Smith (11)
                                     Heber C Kimball (6)            Orson Pratt (12)
                                     Orson Hyde (7)                 John F Boynton (13)
                                     William E M'Lellin (8)         Lyman E Johnson (14)

 

(Note: Joseph Smith
established the seniority in the original Quorum of 12 by chronologic age)

 

 

Counselors added 03 Sep 1837, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Oliver Cowdery (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Frederick G Williams (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (3)             Parley P Pratt (9)  
                                     David W Patten (4)             Luke S Johnson (10)
                                     Brigham Young (5)              William B Smith (11)
                                     Heber C Kimball (6)            Orson Pratt (12)
                                     Orson Hyde (7)                 John F Boynton (13)
                                     William E M'Lellin (8)         Lyman E Johnson (14)

 

 

Frederick G Williams rejected 07 Nov 1837, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Oliver Cowdery (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (3)             Parley P Pratt (9)  
                                     David W Patten (4)             Luke S Johnson (10)
                                     Brigham Young (5)              William B Smith (11)
                                     Heber C Kimball (6)            Orson Pratt (12)
                                     Orson Hyde (7)                 John F Boynton (13)
                                     William E M'Lellin (8)         Lyman E Johnson (14)

 

 

John F Boynton excommunicated 01 Jan 1838, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Oliver Cowdery (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (3)             Parley P Pratt (9)  
                                     David W Patten (4)             Luke S Johnson (10)
                                     Brigham Young (5)              William B Smith (11)
                                     Heber C Kimball (6)            Orson Pratt (12)
                                     Orson Hyde (7)                 Lyman E Johnson (13)
                                     William E M'Lellin (8)         

 

 

Oliver Cowdery excommunicated 11 Apr 1838, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (2)             Parley P Pratt (8)  
                                     David W Patten (3)             Luke S Johnson (9)
                                     Brigham Young (4)              William B Smith (10)
                                     Heber C Kimball (5)            Orson Pratt (11)
                                     Orson Hyde (6)                 Lyman E Johnson (12)
                                     William E M'Lellin (7)         

 

 

The Johnson brothers excommunicated 13 Apr 1838, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (2)             Parley P Pratt (8)  
                                     David W Patten (3)             William B Smith (9)
                                     Brigham Young (4)              Orson Pratt (10)
                                     Heber C Kimball (5)            
                                     Orson Hyde (6)                 
                                     William E M'Lellin (7)         

 

 

William E M'Lellin excommunicated 11 May 1838, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (2)             William B Smith (8)
                                     David W Patten (3)             Orson Pratt (9)
                                     Brigham Young (4)              
                                     Heber C Kimball (5)            
                                     Orson Hyde (6)                 
                                     Parley P Pratt (7)  

 

 

David W Patten killed 25 Oct 1838, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (2)             Orson Pratt (8)
                                     Brigham Young (3)                           
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)            
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                 
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)  
                                     William B Smith (7)

 

 

John E Page and John Taylor ordained 19 Dec 1838, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Thomas B Marsh (2)             Orson Pratt (8)
                                     Brigham Young (3)              John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)            John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                 
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)  
                                     William B Smith (7)

 

 

Thomas B Marsh excommunicated 17 Mar 1839, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (2)              John E Page (8)
                                     Heber C Kimball (3)            John Taylor (9)
                                     Orson Hyde (4)                 
                                     Parley P Pratt (5)  
                                     William B Smith (6)
                                     Orson Pratt (7) 

 

 

Wilford Woodruff and George Albert Smith ordained 26 Apr 1839, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (2)              John E Page (8)
                                     Heber C Kimball (3)            John Taylor (9)
                                     Orson Hyde (4)                 Wilford Woodruff (10)
                                     Parley P Pratt (5)             George Albert Smith (11)
                                     William B Smith (6)
                                     Orson Pratt (7) 

 

 

Orson Hyde and William B Smith dropped 04 May 1839, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (2)             Wilford Woodruff (8) 
                                     Heber C Kimball (3)           George Albert Smith (9) 
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)                
                                     Orson Pratt (5)              
                                     John E Page (6)
                                     John Taylor (7)

 

 

William B Smith restored 25 May 1839 and Orson Hyde restored 27 Jun 1839, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (2)             John E Page (8)
                                     Heber C Kimball (3)           John Taylor (9)
                                     Orson Hyde (4)                Wilford Woodruff (10)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (5)            George Albert Smith (11)
                                     William B Smith (6)
                                     Orson Pratt (7)

 

 

 

1840

 

Willard Richards ordained 14 Apr 1840, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    Joseph Smith, Sr. (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (2)             John E Page (8)
                                     Heber C Kimball (3)           John Taylor (9)
                                     Orson Hyde (4)                Wilford Woodruff (10)                            
                                     Parley P Pratt (5)            George Albert Smith (11)
                                     William B Smith (6)           Willard Richards (12)
                                     Orson Pratt (7)

 

 

Joseph Smith, Sr. died 14 Sep 1840, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (2)             John E Page (8)
                                     Heber C Kimball (3)           John Taylor (9)
                                     Orson Hyde (4)                Wilford Woodruff (10)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (5)            George Albert Smith (11)
                                     William B Smith (6)           Willard Richards (12)
                                     Orson Pratt (7)

 

 

Hyrum Smith receives keys of successorship and William Law ordained 2nd Counselor 24 Jan 1841, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    William Law (-) 
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                Wilford Woodruff (11)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            George Albert Smith (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Willard Richards (13)
                                     Orson Pratt (8)

 

 

Lyman Wight ordained 08 Apr 1841, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    William Law (-) 
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                Wilford Woodruff (11)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            George Albert Smith (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Willard Richards (13)
                                     Orson Pratt (8)               Lyman Wight (14)

 

 

John C Bennett added as Assistant President 08 Apr 1841, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    John C Bennett (-)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    William Law (-) 
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                Wilford Woodruff (11)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            George Albert Smith (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Willard Richards (13)
                                     Orson Pratt (8)               Lyman Wight (14)

 

 

John C Bennett disfellowshipped on 25 May 1842, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    William Law (-) 
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                Wilford Woodruff (11)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            George Albert Smith (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Willard Richards (13)
                                     Orson Pratt (8)               Lyman Wight (14)

 

 

Orson Pratt dropped and Amasa M Lyman added 20 Aug 1842, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    William Law (-) 
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John Taylor (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           Wilford Woodruff (10)    
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                George Albert Smith (11)
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            Willard Richards (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Lyman Wight (13)
                                     John E Page (8)               Amasa M Lyman (14)

 

 

Orson Pratt reinstated, replacing Amasa M Lyman on 20 Jan 1843, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    William Law (-) 
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                Wilford Woodruff (11)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            George Albert Smith (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Willard Richards (13)
                                     Orson Pratt (8)               Lyman Wight (14)

 

 

Amasa M Lyman placed in First Presidency 04 Feb 1843, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    William Law (-) 
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                                    Amasa M Lyman (15)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                Wilford Woodruff (11)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            George Albert Smith (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Willard Richards (13)
                                     Orson Pratt (8)               Lyman Wight (14)

 

 

William Law excommunicated 18 Apr 1844, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Smith (1)
                                                    Hyrum Smith (2)
                                                    Sidney Rigdon (-)
                                                    John Smith (-)
                                                    Amasa M Lyman (15)
                                     Brigham Young (3)             John E Page (9)
                                     Heber C Kimball (4)           John Taylor (10)
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                Wilford Woodruff (11)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (6)            George Albert Smith (12)
                                     William B Smith (7)           Willard Richards (13)
                                     Orson Pratt (8)               Lyman Wight (14)

 

 

Joseph and Hyrum Smith martyred 27 Jun 1844, thus:

 

                                     Brigham Young (1)             John E Page (7)
                                     Heber C Kimball (2)           Willard Richards (8)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Wilford Woodruff (9)    
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            John Taylor (10)
                                     William B Smith (5)           George Albert Smith (11)
                                     Orson Pratt (6)               Lyman Wight (12)

 

(Note: This is the order of seniority
as listed in the minutes of the October 1844 General Conference
.)

 

 

Amasa M Lyman returned to the Quorum of the Twelve on 12 Aug 1844, thus:

 

                                     Brigham Young (1)             Willard Richards (8)
                                     Heber C Kimball (2)           Wilford Woodruff (9)    
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                John Taylor (10)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            George Albert Smith (11)
                                     William B Smith (5)           Lyman Wight (12)
                                     Orson Pratt (6)               Amasa M Lyman (13)
                                     John E Page (7)  

 

 

William B Smith dropped 06 Oct 1845, thus:

 

                                     Brigham Young (1)             Willard Richards (7)
                                     Heber C Kimball (2)           Wilford Woodruff (8)    
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                John Taylor (9)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            George Albert Smith (10)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Lyman Wight (11)
                                     John E Page (6)               Amasa M Lyman(12)
            

 

 

John E Page dropped 09 Feb 1846, thus:

 

                                     Brigham Young (1)             Wilford Woodruff (7)    
                                     Heber C Kimball (2)           John Taylor (8)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                George Albert Smith (9)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            Lyman Wight (10)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Amasa M Lyman(11)
                                     Willard Richards (6)               

 

 

Ezra Taft Benson ordained 16 Jul 1846, thus:

 

                                     Brigham Young (1)             Wilford Woodruff (7)    
                                     Heber C Kimball (2)           John Taylor (8)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                George Albert Smith (9)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            Lyman Wight (10)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Amasa M Lyman(11)
                                     Willard Richards (6)          Ezra Taft Benson (12)

 

 

New First Presidency sustained 27 Dec 1847, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Willard Richards (7)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                George Albert Smith (10)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            Amasa M Lyman (11)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Ezra Taft Benson (12)
                                     Lyman Wight (6)     
                                     Wilford Woodruff (8)
                                     John Taylor (9)

 

(Note: Notice the change in
seniority of Lyman Wight. Some have conjectured that this advancement

in seniority was a concession made to him in an effort
to keep him in the Quorum.)

 

 

Lyman Wight excommunicated 03 Dec 1848, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Willard Richards (6)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Amasa M Lyman (10)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            Ezra T Benson (11)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               
                                     Wilford Woodruff (7)
                                     John Taylor (8)
                                     George Albert Smith (9) 

 

 

Four new apostles ordained 12 Feb 1849, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Willard Richards (6)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Amasa M Lyman (10)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            Ezra T Benson (11)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Charles C Rich (12)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (7)          Lorenzo Snow (13)
                                     John Taylor (8)               Erastus Snow (14)
                                     George Albert Smith (9)       Franklin D Richards (15)

 

 

 

1850

 

Willard Richards died 11 Mar 1854, thus on 07 Apr 1854:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Jedediah M Grant (-)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Amasa M Lyman (9)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            Ezra T Benson (10)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Charles C Rich (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (6)          Lorenzo Snow (12)
                                     John Taylor (7)               Erastus Snow (13)
                                     George Albert Smith (8)       Franklin D Richards (14)

 

 

Jedediah M Grant died 01 Dec 1856, thus on 04 Jan 1857:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Amasa M Lyman (9)
                                     Parley P Pratt (4)            Ezra T Benson (10)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Charles C Rich (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (6)          Lorenzo Snow (12)
                                     John Taylor (7)               Erastus Snow (13)
                                     George Albert Smith (8)       Franklin D Richards (14)

 

 

Parley P Pratt killed 13 May 1857, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Ezra T Benson (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (4)               Charles C Rich (10)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (5)          Lorenzo Snow (11)
                                     John Taylor (6)               Erastus Snow (12)
                                     George Albert Smith (7)       Franklin D Richards (13)
                                     Amasa M Lyman (8)

 

 

 

1860

 

George Q Cannon ordained 26 Aug 1860, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Ezra T Benson (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (4)               Charles C Rich (10)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (5)          Lorenzo Snow (11)
                                     John Taylor (6)               Erastus Snow (12)
                                     George Albert Smith (7)       Franklin D Richards (13)
                                     Amasa M Lyman (8)             George Q Cannon (14)

 

 

Brigham Young establishes "date of ordination" as criterion for seniority in the Quorum in Oct 1861, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Ezra T Benson (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (4)               Charles C Rich (10)
                                     John Taylor (5)               Lorenzo Snow (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (6)          Erastus Snow (12)
                                     George Albert Smith (7)       Franklin D Richards (13)
                                     Amasa M Lyman (8)             George Q Cannon (14)

 

 

Joseph F Smith added as counselor 01 Jul 1866, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (15)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Ezra T Benson (9)

                                     Orson Pratt (4)               Charles C Rich (10)
                                     John Taylor (5)               Lorenzo Snow (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (6)          Erastus Snow (12)
                                     George Albert Smith (7)       Franklin D Richards (13)
                                     Amasa M Lyman (8)             George Q Cannon (14)

 

 

Amasa M Lyman dropped 06 Oct 1867, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Heber C Kimball (2)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (14)
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                Charles C Rich (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (4)               Lorenzo Snow (10)
                                     John Taylor (5)               Erastus Snow (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (6)          Franklin D Richards (12)          
                                     George Albert Smith (7)       George Q Cannon (13)
                                     Ezra T Benson (8)             Joseph F Smith (14)

 

 

Heber C Kimball died 22 Jun 1868, thus on 07 Oct 1868:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    George A Smith (6)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (14)
                                     Orson Hyde (2)                Lorenzo Snow (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (3)               Erastus Snow (10)
                                     John Taylor (4)               Franklin D Richards (11)        
                                     Wilford Woodruff (5)          George Q Cannon (12)
                                     Ezra T Benson (7)             Brigham Young, Jr (13)
                                     Charles C Rich (8)            Joseph F Smith (14)

 

(Note: Since Brigham Young, Jr
had been ordained an apostle before Joseph F Smith, Elder Young was given a senior
position in the Quorum relative to Elder Smith)

 

 

Ezra T Benson died 03 Sep 1869, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    George A Smith (6)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (13)
                                     Orson Hyde (2)                Erastus Snow (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (3)               Franklin D Richards (10)        
                                     John Taylor (4)               George Q Cannon (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (5)          Brigham Young, Jr (12)
                                     Charles C Rich (7)            Joseph F Smith (13) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (8)            

 

 

 

1870

 

Albert Carrington ordained 03 Jul 1870, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    George A Smith (6)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (13)
                                     Orson Hyde (2)                Erastus Snow (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (3)               Franklin D Richards (10)        
                                     John Taylor (4)               George Q Cannon (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (5)          Brigham Young, Jr (12)
                                     Charles C Rich (7)            Joseph F Smith (13) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (8)              Albert Carrington (14)

 

 

Counselors added 08 Apr 1873, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    George A Smith (6)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (13)
                                                    Lorenzo Snow (8)
                                                    Brigham Young, Jr (12)
                                                    Albert Carrington (14)
                                                    John W Young (-)
                                                    George Q Cannon (11)
                                     Orson Hyde (2)                Erastus Snow (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (3)               Franklin D Richards (10)        
                                     John Taylor (4)               George Q Cannon (11)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (5)          Brigham Young, Jr (12)
                                     Charles C Rich (7)            Joseph F Smith (13) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (8)              Albert Carrington (14)

(Note: The work of these new
counselors was in addition to their duties in the Quorum of the 12, similar to
the situation of Elder Joseph F Smith for the few preceding years
.)

 

 

Brigham Young changes the seniority of Elders Hyde and Pratt on 10 Apr 1875, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    George A Smith (4)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (13)
                                                    Lorenzo Snow (8)
                                                    Brigham Young, Jr (12)
                                                    Albert Carrington (14)
                                                    John W Young (-)
                                                    George Q Cannon (11)
                                     John Taylor (2)               Erastus Snow (9)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (3)          Franklin D Richards (10)        
                                     Orson Hyde (5)                George Q Cannon (11)
                                     Orson Pratt (6)               Brigham Young, Jr (12)
                                     Charles C Rich (7)            Joseph F Smith (13) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (8)              Albert Carrington (14)

 

(Note: This change was
made due to the fact that Elders Hyde and Pratt were both dropped from the
Quorum

for short periods of time in the 1830’s, and new
apostles were brought into the Quorum during their absences.)

 

 

George A Smith died 01 Sep 1875, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (12)
                                                    Lorenzo Snow (7)
                                                    Brigham Young, Jr (11)
                                                    Albert Carrington (13)
                                                    John W Young (-)
                                                    George Q Cannon (10)
                                     John Taylor (2)               Erastus Snow (8)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (3)          Franklin D Richards (9)        
                                     Orson Hyde (4)                George Q Cannon (10)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Brigham Young, Jr (11)
                                     Charles C Rich (6)            Joseph F Smith (12) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (7)              Albert Carrington (13)

 

 

John W Young named First Counselor in First Presidency 07 Oct 1876, thus:

 

                                                    Brigham Young (1)
                                                    John W Young (-)
                                                    Daniel H Wells (-)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (12)
                                                    Lorenzo Snow (7)
                                                    Brigham Young, Jr (11)
                                                    Albert Carrington (13)
                                                    George Q Cannon (10)
                                     John Taylor (2)               Erastus Snow (8)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (3)          Franklin D Richards (9)        
                                     Orson Hyde (4)                George Q Cannon (10)
                                     Orson Pratt (5)               Brigham Young, Jr (11)
                                     Charles C Rich (6)            Joseph F Smith (12) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (7)              Albert Carrington (13)

 

 

Brigham Young died 29 Aug 1877, thus:

 

                                     John Taylor (1)               Erastus Snow (7)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          Franklin D Richards (8)        
                                     Orson Hyde (3)                George Q Cannon (9)
                                     Orson Pratt (4)               Brigham Young, Jr (10)
                                     Charles C Rich (5)            Joseph F Smith (11) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (6)              Albert Carrington (12)

 

 

Orson Hyde died 28 Nov 1878, thus on 09 Apr 1879:

 

                                     John Taylor (1)               Franklin D Richards (7)        
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          George Q Cannon (8)   
                                     Orson Pratt (3)               Brigham Young, Jr (9)
                                     Charles C Rich (4)            Joseph F Smith (10)
                                     Lorenzo Snow (5)              Albert Carrington (11)
                                     Erastus Snow (6)              Moses Thatcher (12)

 

 

 

1880

 

First Presidency reorganized 08 Oct 1880 and new apostles added 27 Oct 1880, thus:

 

                                                    John Taylor (1)  
                                                    George Q Cannon (8)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (10)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          Brigham Young, Jr (9) 
                                     Orson Pratt (3)               Albert Carrington (11)
                                     Charles C Rich (4)            Moses Thatcher (12)
                                     Lorenzo Snow (5)              Francis M Lyman (13)  
                                     Erastus Snow (6)              John Henry Smith (14)
                                     Franklin D Richards (7)

 

 

Orson Pratt died 03 Oct 1881, thus:

 

                                                    John Taylor (1)  
                                                    George Q Cannon (7)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (9)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          Albert Carrington (10)
                                     Charles C Rich (3)            Moses Thatcher (11)
                                     Lorenzo Snow (4)              Francis M Lyman (12)  
                                     Erastus Snow (5)              John Henry Smith (13)
                                     Franklin D Richards (6)
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (8)

 

 

New apostles added 16 Oct 1882, thus:

 

                                                    John Taylor (1)  
                                                    George Q Cannon (7)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (9)
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          Albert Carrington (10)
                                     Charles C Rich (3)            Moses Thatcher (11)
                                     Lorenzo Snow (4)              Francis M Lyman (12)  
                                     Erastus Snow (5)              John Henry Smith (13)
                                     Franklin D Richards (6)       George Teasdale (14)
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (8)         Heber J Grant (15)

 

 

Charles C Rich died 17 Nov 1883, thus:

 

                                                    John Taylor (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (6)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (8) 
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          Moses Thatcher (10)
                                     Lorenzo Snow (3)              Francis M Lyman (11)
                                     Erastus Snow (4)              John Henry Smith (12)          
                                     Franklin D Richards (5)       George Teasdale (13)   
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (7)         Heber J Grant (14)        
                                     Albert Carrington (9)        

 

 

John W Taylor ordained 09 Apr 1884, thus:

 

                                                    John Taylor (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (6)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (8) 
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          Moses Thatcher (10)
                                     Lorenzo Snow (3)              Francis M Lyman (11)
                                     Erastus Snow (4)              John Henry Smith (12)          
                                     Franklin D Richards (5)       George Teasdale (13)   
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (7)         Heber J Grant (14)        
                                     Albert Carrington (9)         John W Taylor (15)        

 

 

Albert Carrington excommunicated 07 Nov 1885, thus:

 

                                                    John Taylor (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (6)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (8) 
                                     Wilford Woodruff (2)          Francis M Lyman (10)
                                     Lorenzo Snow (3)              John Henry Smith (11)          
                                     Erastus Snow (4)              George Teasdale (12)   
                                     Franklin D Richards (5)       Heber J Grant (13)        
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (7)         John W Taylor (14)        
                                     Moses Thatcher  (9)         

 

 

John Taylor died 25 Jul 1887, thus:

 

                                     Wilford Woodruff (1)          Moses Thatcher  (8)         
                                     Lorenzo Snow (2)              Francis M Lyman (9)
                                     Erastus Snow (3)              John Henry Smith (10)          
                                     Franklin D Richards (4)       George Teasdale (11)   
                                     George Q Cannon (5)           Heber J Grant (12)         
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (6)         John W Taylor (13)        
                                     Joseph F Smith (7) 
            

 

Erastus Snow died 27 May 1888, thus:

 

                                     Wilford Woodruff (1)          Moses Thatcher  (7)         
                                     Lorenzo Snow (2)              Francis M Lyman (8)
                                     Franklin D Richards (3)       John Henry Smith (9)          
                                     George Q Cannon (4)           George Teasdale (10)   
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (5)         Heber J Grant (11)          
                                     Joseph F Smith (6)            John W Taylor (12)         
          
                     
First Presidency reorganized 07 Apr 1889, thus:

 

                                                    Wilford Woodruff (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (4)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (6) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (2)              George Teasdale (10)
                                     Franklin D Richards (3)       Heber J Grant (11) 
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (5)         John W Taylor (12)              
                                     Moses Thatcher (7)            
                                     Francis M Lyman (8)           
                                     John Henry Smith (9)         

 

 

Three new apostles ordained 07 Oct 1889, thus:

 

                                                    Wilford Woodruff (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (4)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (6) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (2)              George Teasdale (10)
                                     Franklin D Richards (3)       Heber J Grant (11) 
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (5)         John W Taylor (12)              
                                     Moses Thatcher (7)            Marriner W Merrill (13)
                                     Francis M Lyman (8)           Anthon H Lund (14)
                                     John Henry Smith (9)          Abraham H Cannon (15)

 

 

 

1890

 

Moses Thatcher released 06 Apr 1896, thus:

 

                                                    Wilford Woodruff (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (4)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (6) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (2)              Heber J Grant (10) 
                                     Franklin D Richards (3)       John W Taylor (11)              
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (5)         Marriner W Merrill (12)
                                     Francis M Lyman (7)           Anthon H Lund (13) 
                                     John Henry Smith (8)          Abraham H Cannon (14)
                                     George Teasdale (9)

 

 

Abraham H Cannon died 19 Jul 1896, thus:

 

                                                    Wilford Woodruff (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (4)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (6) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (2)              Heber J Grant (10) 
                                     Franklin D Richards (3)       John W Taylor (11)              
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (5)         Marriner W Merrill (12)
                                     Francis M Lyman (7)           Anthon H Lund (13) 
                                     John Henry Smith (8)         
                                     George Teasdale (9)

 

 

Two new apostles ordained 07 Oct 1897, thus:

 

                                                    Wilford Woodruff (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (4)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (6) 
                                     Lorenzo Snow (2)              Heber J Grant (10) 
                                     Franklin D Richards (3)       John W Taylor (11)              
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (5)         Marriner W Merrill (12)
                                     Francis M Lyman (7)           Anthon H Lund (13) 
                                     John Henry Smith (8)          Matthias F Cowley (14)
                                     George Teasdale (9)           Abraham O Woodruff (15)

 

 

Wilford Woodruff died 02 Sep 1898, thus on 13 Sep 1898:

 

                                                    Lorenzo Snow (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (3)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (5) 
                                     Franklin D Richards (2)       John W Taylor (10)              
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (4)         Marriner W Merrill (11)
                                     Francis M Lyman (6)           Anthon H Lund (12) 
                                     John Henry Smith (7)          Matthias F Cowley (13)
                                     George Teasdale (8)           Abraham O Woodruff (14)
                                     Heber J Grant (9)             

 

 

Rudger Clawson ordained 10 Oct 1898, thus:

 

                                                    Lorenzo Snow (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (3)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (5) 
                                     Franklin D Richards (2)       John W Taylor (10)              
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (4)         Marriner W Merrill (11)
                                     Francis M Lyman (6)           Anthon H Lund (12) 
                                     John Henry Smith (7)          Matthias F Cowley (13)
                                     George Teasdale (8)           Abraham O Woodruff (14)
                                     Heber J Grant (9)             Rudger Clawson (15)

 

 

Franklin D Richards died 09 Dec 1899, thus:

 

                                                    Lorenzo Snow (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (2)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (4) 
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (3)         Marriner W Merrill (10)
                                     Francis M Lyman (5)           Anthon H Lund (11) 
                                     John Henry Smith (6)          Matthias F Cowley (12)
                                     George Teasdale (7)           Abraham O Woodruff (13)
                                     Heber J Grant (8)             Rudger Clawson (14)
                                     John W Taylor (9)              

 

 

 

1900

 

Reed Smoot ordained 08 Apr 1900, thus:

 

                                                    Lorenzo Snow (1)
                                                    George Q Cannon (2)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (3) 
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (4)         Marriner W Merrill (10)
                                     Francis M Lyman (5)           Anthon H Lund (11) 
                                     John Henry Smith (6)          Matthias F Cowley (12)
                                     George Teasdale (7)           Abraham O Woodruff (13)
                                     Heber J Grant (8)             Rudger Clawson (14)
                                     John W Taylor (9)             Reed Smoot (15)

 

(Note: On April 5, 1900, it was
decided that seniority in the Quorum of the Twelve would be determined by the
date that an apostle became a member of the Quorum,

not the date on which the apostle was ordained to the
apostleship. Thus, as can be seen above, Elder Joseph F Smith was now senior to
Elder Brigham Young.)

 

 

George Q Cannon died 12 Apr 1901, thus:

 

                                                    Lorenzo Snow (1)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (2) 
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (3)         Marriner W Merrill (9)
                                     Francis M Lyman (4)           Anthon H Lund (10) 
                                     John Henry Smith (5)          Matthias F Cowley (11)
                                     George Teasdale (6)           Abraham O Woodruff (12)
                                     Heber J Grant (7)             Rudger Clawson (13)
                                     John W Taylor (8)             Reed Smoot (14)

 

 

Rudger Clawson sustained as Counselor in First Presidency, thus on 06 Oct 1901:

 

                                                    Lorenzo Snow (1)
                                                    Joseph F Smith (2) 
                                                    Rudger Clawson (13) 
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (3)         Marriner W Merrill (9)
                                     Francis M Lyman (4)           Anthon H Lund (10) 
                                     John Henry Smith (5)          Matthias F Cowley (11)
                                     George Teasdale (6)           Abraham O Woodruff (12)
                                     Heber J Grant (7)             Reed Smoot (14)
                                     John W Taylor (8)             

 

 

Lorenzo Snow died 10 Oct 1901, thus on 17 Oct 1901:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    John R Winder (-) 
                                                    Anthon H Lund (9) 
                                     Brigham Young, Jr (2)         Marriner W Merrill (8)
                                     Francis M Lyman (3)           Matthias F Cowley (10)
                                     John Henry Smith (4)          Abraham O Woodruff (11)
                                     George Teasdale (5)           Rudger Clawson (12)
                                     Heber J Grant (6)             Reed Smoot (13)
                                     John W Taylor (7)             Hyrum Mack Smith (14)

 

 

Brigham Young, Jr died 11 Apr 1903, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    John R Winder (-) 
                                                    Anthon H Lund (8) 
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           Matthias F Cowley (9)
                                     John Henry Smith (3)          Abraham O Woodruff (10)
                                     George Teasdale (4)           Rudger Clawson (11)
                                     Heber J Grant (5)             Reed Smoot (12)
                                     John W Taylor (6)             Hyrum Mack Smith (13)
                                     Marriner W Merrill (7)

 

 

George Albert Smith ordained 08 Oct 1903, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    John R Winder (-) 
                                                    Anthon H Lund (8) 
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           Matthias F Cowley (9)
                                     John Henry Smith (3)          Abraham O Woodruff (10)
                                     George Teasdale (4)           Rudger Clawson (11)
                                     Heber J Grant (5)             Reed Smoot (12)
                                     John W Taylor (6)             Hyrum Mack Smith (13)
                                     Marriner W Merrill (7)        George Albert Smith (14) 

 

 

Abraham O Woodruff died 20 Jun 1904, thus on 07 Jul 1904:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    John R Winder (-) 
                                                    Anthon H Lund (8) 
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           Matthias F Cowley (9)
                                     John Henry Smith (3)          Rudger Clawson (10)
                                     George Teasdale (4)           Reed Smoot (11)
                                     Heber J Grant (5)             Hyrum Mack Smith (12)
                                     John W Taylor (6)             George Albert Smith (13) 
                                     Marriner W Merrill (7)        Charles W Penrose (14)

 

 

Elder John W Taylor and Elder Matthias Cowley resigned 28 Oct 1905, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    John R Winder (-) 
                                                    Anthon H Lund (7) 
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           Reed Smoot (9)
                                     John Henry Smith (3)          Hyrum Mack Smith (10)
                                     George Teasdale (4)           George Albert Smith (11) 
                                     Heber J Grant (5)             Charles W Penrose (12)
                                     Marriner W Merrill (6)
                                     Rudger Clawson (8)
            
                    
Marriner W Merrill died 06 Feb 1906, thus on 09 Apr 1906:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    John R Winder (-) 
                                                    Anthon H Lund (6) 
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           Hyrum Mack Smith (9)
                                     John Henry Smith (3)          George Albert Smith (10)
                                     George Teasdale (4)           Charles W Penrose (11) 
                                     Heber J Grant (5)             George F Richards (12)
                                     Rudger Clawson (7)            Orson F Whitney (13)
                                     Reed Smoot (8)                David O McKay (14)

 

 

George Teasdale died 09 Jun 1907, thus on 06 Oct 1907:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    John R Winder (-) 
                                                    Anthon H Lund (5) 
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           George Albert Smith (9)
                                     John Henry Smith (3)          Charles W Penrose (10) 
                                     Heber J Grant (4)             George F Richards (11)   
                                     Rudger Clawson (6)            Orson F Whitney (12)
                                     Reed Smoot (7)                David O McKay (13)
                                     Hyrum Mack Smith (8)          Anthony W Ivins (14)
                         
                       

 

1910

 

John R Winder died 27 Mar 1910, thus on 07 Apr 1910:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    Anthon H Lund (5) 
                                                    John Henry Smith (3)
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           Charles W Penrose (10)
                                     Heber J Grant (4)             George F Richards (11)   
                                     Rudger Clawson (6)            Orson F Whitney (12)
                                     Reed Smoot (7)                David O McKay (13)
                                     Hyrum Mack Smith (8)          Anthony W Ivins (14)
                                     George Albert Smith (9)       Joseph Fielding Smith (15)

 

 

John Henry Smith died 13 Oct 1911, thus on 08 Dec 1911:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    Anthon H Lund (4) 
                                                    Charles W Penrose (9)
                                     Francis M Lyman (2)           George F Richards (10)   
                                     Heber J Grant (3)             Orson F Whitney (11)
                                     Rudger Clawson (5)            David O McKay (12)
                                     Reed Smoot (6)                Anthony W Ivins (13)
                                     Hyrum Mack Smith (7)          Joseph Fielding Smith (14)
                                     George Albert Smith (8)       James E Talmage (15)

 

 

Francis M Lyman died 18 Nov 1916, thus on 18 Jan 1917:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    Anthon H Lund (3) 
                                                    Charles W Penrose (8)
                                     Heber J Grant (2)             Orson F Whitney (10)
                                     Rudger Clawson (4)            David O McKay (11)
                                     Reed Smoot (5)                Anthony W Ivins (12)
                                     Hyrum Mack Smith (6)          Joseph Fielding Smith (13)
                                     George Albert Smith (7)       James E Talmage (14)
                                     George F Richards (9)         Stephen L Richards (15)

 

 

Hyrum Mack Smith died 23 Jan 1918, thus on 07 Apr 1918:

 

                                                    Joseph F Smith (1)
                                                    Anthon H Lund (3) 
                                                    Charles W Penrose (7)
                                     Heber J Grant (2)             David O McKay (10)  
                                     Rudger Clawson (4)            Anthony W Ivins (11)
                                     Reed Smoot (5)                Joseph Fielding Smith (12)
                                     George Albert Smith (6)       James E Talmage (13)
                                     George F Richards (8)         Stephen L Richards (14)
                                     Orson F Whitney (9)           Richard R Lyman (15)

 

 

Joseph F Smith died 19 Nov 1918, thus on 23 Nov 1918:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Anthon H Lund (2) 
                                                    Charles W Penrose (6)
                                     Rudger Clawson (3)            Anthony W Ivins (10)
                                     Reed Smoot (4)                Joseph Fielding Smith (11)
                                     George Albert Smith (5)       James E Talmage (12)
                                     George F Richards (7)         Stephen L Richards (13)
                                     Orson F Whitney (8)           Richard R Lyman (14)
                                     David O McKay (9)

 

 

Melvin J Ballard ordained 07 Jan 1919, thus:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Anthon H Lund (2) 
                                                    Charles W Penrose (6)
                                     Rudger Clawson (3)            Anthony W Ivins (10)
                                     Reed Smoot (4)                Joseph Fielding Smith (11)
                                     George Albert Smith (5)       James E Talmage (12)
                                     George F Richards (7)         Stephen L Richards (13)
                                     Orson F Whitney (8)           Richard R Lyman (14)
                                     David O McKay (9)             Melvin J Ballard (15)

 

 

 

1920

 

Anthon H Lund died 02 Mar 1921, thus on 17 Mar 1921:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Charles W Penrose (5)
                                                    Anthony W Ivins (9)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            Joseph Fielding Smith (10)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                James E Talmage (11)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       Stephen L Richards (12)
                                     George F Richards (6)         Richard R Lyman (13)
                                     Orson F Whitney (7)           Melvin J Ballard (14)
                                     David O McKay (8)             John A Widtsoe (15)

 

 

Charles W Penrose died 16 May 1925, thus on 28 May 1925:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Anthony W Ivins (8)
                                                    Charles W Nibley (-)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            Joseph Fielding Smith (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                James E Talmage (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       Stephen L Richards (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         Richard R Lyman (12)
                                     Orson F Whitney (6)           Melvin J Ballard (13)
                                     David O McKay (7)             John A Widtsoe (14)

 

 

 

1930

 

Orson F Whitney died 16 May 1931, thus on 08 Oct 1931:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Anthony W Ivins (7)
                                                    Charles W Nibley (-)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            James E Talmage (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                Stephen L Richards (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       Richard R Lyman (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         Melvin J Ballard (12)
                                     David O McKay (6)             John A Widtsoe (13)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (8)     Joseph F Merrill (14)

 

 

Charles W Nibley died 11 Dec 1931, thus:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Anthony W Ivins (7)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            James E Talmage (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                Stephen L Richards (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       Richard R Lyman (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         Melvin J Ballard (12)
                                     David O McKay (6)             John A Widtsoe (13)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (8)     Joseph F Merrill (14)

 

 

J Reuben Clark called to the First Presidency 06 Apr 1933, thus:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Anthony W Ivins (7)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (-) 
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            James E Talmage (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                Stephen L Richards (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       Richard R Lyman (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         Melvin J Ballard (12)
                                     David O McKay (6)             John A Widtsoe (13)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (8)     Joseph F Merrill (14)

 

 

James E Talmage died 27 Jul 1933, thus on 12 Oct 1933:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    Anthony W Ivins (7)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (-) 
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            Stephen L Richards (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                Richard R Lyman (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       Melvin J Ballard (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         John A Widtsoe (12) 
                                     David O McKay (6)             Joseph F Merrill (13)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (8)     Charles A Callis (14)

 

 

Anthony W Ivins died 23 Sep 1934, thus on 11 Oct 1934:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (14)
                                                    David O McKay (6)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            Richard R Lyman (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                Melvin J Ballard (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       John A Widtsoe (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         Joseph F Merrill (12)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (7)     Charles A Callis (13) 
                                     Stephen L Richards (8)        Alonzo A Hinckley (15)
                

(Note: J. Reuben Clark
had served previously in the First Presidency as a High Priest. He was ordained
an apostle on 11 Oct 1934.)

 

 

Alonzo A Hinckley died 22 Dec 1936, thus on 08 Apr 1937:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (14)
                                                    David O McKay (6)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            Richard R Lyman (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                Melvin J Ballard (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       John A Widtsoe (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         Joseph F Merrill (12)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (7)     Charles A Callis (13) 
                                     Stephen L Richards (8)        Albert E Bowen (15)

 

 

Melvin J Ballard died 30 Jul 1939, thus on 06 Oct 1939:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (13)
                                                    David O McKay (6)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            Richard R Lyman (9)
                                     Reed Smoot (3)                John A Widtsoe (10)
                                     George Albert Smith (4)       Joseph F Merrill (11)
                                     George F Richards (5)         Charles A Callis (12) 
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (7)     Albert E Bowen (14)
                                     Stephen L Richards (8)        Sylvester Q Cannon (15)

 

 

 

1940

 

Reed Smoot died 09 Feb 1941, thus on 10 Apr 1941:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (12)
                                                    David O McKay (5)
                                     Rudger Clawson (2)            John A Widtsoe (9)
                                     George Albert Smith (3)       Joseph F Merrill (10)         
                                     George F Richards (4)         Charles A Callis (11) 
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (6)     Albert E Bowen (13)    
                                     Stephen L Richards (7)        Sylvester Q Cannon (14)
                                     Richard R Lyman (8)           Harold B Lee (15)

 

 

Sylvester Q Cannon died 29 May 1943 and Rudger Clawson died 21 Jun 1943, thus on 07 Oct 1943:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (11)
                                                    David O McKay (4)
                                     George Albert Smith (2)       Joseph F Merrill (9)         
                                     George F Richards (3)         Charles A Callis (10) 
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (5)     Albert E Bowen (12)    
                                     Stephen L Richards (6)        Harold B Lee (13)
                                     Richard R Lyman (7)           Spencer W Kimball (14)
                                     John A Widtsoe (8)            Ezra Taft Benson (15)

 

 

Richard R Lyman excommunicated 12 Nov 1943, thus:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (10)
                                                    David O McKay (4)  
                                     George Albert Smith (2)       Charles A Callis (9)
                                     George F Richards (3)         Albert E Bowen (11)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (5)     Harold B Lee (12)              
                                     Stephen L Richards (6)        Spencer W Kimball (13)
                                     John A Widtsoe (7)            Ezra Taft Benson (14)         
                                     Joseph F Merrill (8)         

 

 

Mark E Petersen ordained 20 Apr 1944, thus:

 

                                                    Heber J Grant (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (10)
                                                    David O McKay (4)  
                                     George Albert Smith (2)       Charles A Callis (9)
                                     George F Richards (3)         Albert E Bowen (11)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (5)     Harold B Lee (12)              
                                     Stephen L Richards (6)        Spencer W Kimball (13)
                                     John A Widtsoe (7)            Ezra Taft Benson (14)         
                                     Joseph F Merrill (8)          Mark E Petersen (15)          
            

 

Heber J Grant died 14 May 1945, thus on 21 May 1945:

 

                                                    George Albert Smith (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (9) 
                                                    David O McKay (3)  
                                     George F Richards (2)         Albert E Bowen (10)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (4)     Harold B Lee (11)              
                                     Stephen L Richards (5)        Spencer W Kimball (12)
                                     John A Widtsoe (6)            Ezra Taft Benson (13)         
                                     Joseph F Merrill (7)          Mark E Petersen (14)          
                                     Charles A Callis (8)

 

 

Matthew Cowley ordained 11 Oct 1945, thus:

 

                                                    George Albert Smith (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (9) 
                                                    David O McKay (3)  
                                     George F Richards (2)         Albert E Bowen (10)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (4)     Harold B Lee (11)              
                                     Stephen L Richards (5)        Spencer W Kimball (12)
                                     John A Widtsoe (6)            Ezra Taft Benson (13)         
                                     Joseph F Merrill (7)          Mark E Petersen (14)          
                                     Charles A Callis (8)          Matthew Cowley (15)
                       

 

Charles A Callis died 21 Jan 1947, thus on 10 Apr 1947:

 

                                                    George Albert Smith (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (8) 
                                                    David O McKay (3)  
                                     George F Richards (2)         Harold B Lee (10)              
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (4)     Spencer W Kimball (11)
                                     Stephen L Richards (5)        Ezra Taft Benson (12)         
                                     John A Widtsoe (6)            Mark E Petersen (13)          
                                     Joseph F Merrill (7)          Matthew Cowley (14)
                                     Albert E Bowen (9)            Henry D Moyle (15)
            

 

 

1950

 

George F Richards died 08 Aug 1950, thus on 05 Oct 1950:

 

                                                    George Albert Smith (1)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (7) 
                                                    David O McKay (2)  
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (3)     Spencer W Kimball (10)
                                     Stephen L Richards (4)        Ezra Taft Benson (11)         
                                     John A Widtsoe (5)            Mark E Petersen (12)          
                                     Joseph F Merrill (6)          Matthew Cowley (13)
                                     Albert E Bowen (8)            Henry D Moyle (14)
                                     Harold B Lee (9)              Delbert L Stapley (15)        
           

 

George Albert Smith died 04 Apr 1951, thus on 09 Apr 1951:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Stephen L Richards (3)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (6)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Ezra Taft Benson (10)         
                                     John A Widtsoe (4)            Mark E Petersen (11)          
                                     Joseph F Merrill (5)          Matthew Cowley (12)
                                     Albert E Bowen (7)            Henry D Moyle (13)
                                     Harold B Lee (8)              Delbert L Stapley (14)        
                                     Spencer W Kimball (9)

 

 

Marion G Romney ordained 11 Oct 1951, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Stephen L Richards (3)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (6)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Ezra Taft Benson (10)         
                                     John A Widtsoe (4)            Mark E Petersen (11)          
                                     Joseph F Merrill (5)          Matthew Cowley (12)
                                     Albert E Bowen (7)            Henry D Moyle (13)
                                     Harold B Lee (8)              Delbert L Stapley (14)        
                                     Spencer W Kimball (9)         Marion G Romney (15)
            

 

Joseph F Merrill died 03 Feb 1952, thus on 10 Apr 1952:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Stephen L Richards (3)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (5)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Mark E Petersen (10)          
                                     John A Widtsoe (4)            Matthew Cowley (11)
                                     Albert E Bowen (6)            Henry D Moyle (12)
                                     Harold B Lee (7)              Delbert L Stapley (13)        
                                     Spencer W Kimball (8)         Marion G Romney (14)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (9)          LeGrand Richards (15)
            

 

John A Widtsoe died 29 Nov 1952, thus on 09 Apr 1953:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Stephen L Richards (3)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (4)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Matthew Cowley (10)
                                     Albert E Bowen (5)            Henry D Moyle (11)
                                     Harold B Lee (6)              Delbert L Stapley (12)        
                                     Spencer W Kimball (7)         Marion G Romney (13)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (8)          LeGrand Richards (14)
                                     Mark E Petersen (9)           Adam S Bennion (15)
                        

 

Albert E Bowen died 15 Jul 1953, thus on 08 Oct 1953:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Stephen L Richards (3)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (4)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Henry D Moyle (10)
                                     Harold B Lee (5)              Delbert L Stapley (11)        
                                     Spencer W Kimball (6)         Marion G Romney (12)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (7)          LeGrand Richards (13)
                                     Mark E Petersen (8)           Adam S Bennion (14)
                                     Matthew Cowley (9)            Richard L Evans (15)

 

 

Matthew Cowley died 13 Dec 1953, thus on 08 Apr 1954:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Stephen L Richards (3)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (4)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Delbert L Stapley (10)        
                                     Harold B Lee (5)              Marion G Romney (11)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (6)         LeGrand Richards (12)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (7)          Adam S Bennion (13)
                                     Mark E Petersen (8)           Richard L Evans (14)
                                     Henry D Moyle (9)             George Q Morris (15)          

 

 

Adam S Bennion died 11 Feb 1958, thus on 10 Apr 1958:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Stephen L Richards (3)
                                                    J Reuben Clark (4)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Delbert L Stapley (10)        
                                     Harold B Lee (5)              Marion G Romney (11)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (6)         LeGrand Richards (12)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (7)          Richard L Evans (13)
                                     Mark E Petersen (8)           George Q Morris (14)          
                                     Henry D Moyle (9)             Hugh B Brown (15)
            

 

Stephen L Richards died 19 May 1959, thus on 12 Jun 1959:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)

                                                    J Reuben Clark (3)

                                                    Henry D Moyle (8)   
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (10)
                                     Harold B Lee (4)              LeGrand Richards (11)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (5)         Richard L Evans (12)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (6)          George Q Morris (13)          
                                     Mark E Petersen (7)           Hugh B Brown (14)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (9)         

 

 

Howard W Hunter ordained an apostle on 15 Oct 1959, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)

                                                    J Reuben Clark (3)

                                                    Henry D Moyle (8)   
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (10)
                                     Harold B Lee (4)              LeGrand Richards (11)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (5)         Richard L Evans (12)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (6)          George Q Morris (13)          
                                     Mark E Petersen (7)           Hugh B Brown (14)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (9)         Howard W Hunter (15)

 

 

 

1960

 

Hugh B Brown called as counselor in First Presidency on 22 Jun 1961, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)

                                                    J Reuben Clark (3)

                                                    Henry D Moyle (8)   
                                                    Hugh B Brown (14)       
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (10)
                                     Harold B Lee (4)              LeGrand Richards (11)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (5)         Richard L Evans (12)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (6)          George Q Morris (13)          
                                     Mark E Petersen (7)           Howard W Hunter (15)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (9)         

 

 

Gordon B Hinckley ordained an apostle on 05 Oct 1961, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)

                                                    J Reuben Clark (3)

                                                    Henry D Moyle (8)   
                                                    Hugh B Brown (14)       
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (10)
                                     Harold B Lee (4)              LeGrand Richards (11)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (5)         Richard L Evans (12)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (6)          George Q Morris (13)          
                                     Mark E Petersen (7)           Howard W Hunter (15)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (9)         Gordon B Hinckley (16)

 

 

J Reuben Clark died 06 Oct 1961, thus on 12 Oct 1961:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Henry D Moyle (7)   
                                                    Hugh B Brown (13)       
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (9)
                                     Harold B Lee (3)              LeGrand Richards (10)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (4)         Richard L Evans (11)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (5)          George Q Morris (12)          
                                     Mark E Petersen (6)           Howard W Hunter (14)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (8)         Gordon B Hinckley (15)

 

 

George Q Morris died 23 Apr 1962, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Henry D Moyle (7)   
                                                    Hugh B Brown (12)       
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (9)
                                     Harold B Lee (3)              LeGrand Richards (10)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (4)         Richard L Evans (11)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (5)          Howard W Hunter (13)
                                     Mark E Petersen (6)           Gordon B Hinckley (14)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (8)         

 

 

Nathan Eldon Tanner ordained 11 Oct 1962, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Henry D Moyle (7)   
                                                    Hugh B Brown (12)       
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (9)
                                     Harold B Lee (3)              LeGrand Richards (10)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (4)         Richard L Evans (11)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (5)          Howard W Hunter (13)
                                     Mark E Petersen (6)           Gordon B Hinckley (14)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (8)         N Eldon Tanner (15)

 

 

Henry D Moyle died 18 Sep 1963, thus on 04 Oct 1963:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Hugh B Brown (11)   
                                                    N Eldon Tanner (14)     
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (8)
                                     Harold B Lee (3)              LeGrand Richards (9)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (4)         Richard L Evans (10)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (5)          Howard W Hunter (12)
                                     Mark E Petersen (6)           Gordon B Hinckley (13)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (7)         Thomas S Monson (15)

 

 

Counselors added to First Presidency on 29 Oct 1965, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Hugh B Brown (11)   
                                                    N Eldon Tanner (14)     
                                                    Joseph Fielding Smith (2)
                                                    Thorpe B Isaacson (-)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (8)
                                     Harold B Lee (3)              LeGrand Richards (9)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (4)         Richard L Evans (10)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (5)          Howard W Hunter (12)
                                     Mark E Petersen (6)           Gordon B Hinckley (13)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (7)         Thomas S Monson (15)

 

(Note: President Smith
served simultaneously as President of the Twelve and Counselor to President
McKay.)

 

 

Alvin R Dyer added as Counselor to First Presidency on 06 Apr 1968, thus:

 

                                                    David O McKay (1)
                                                    Hugh B Brown (11)   
                                                    N Eldon Tanner (14)     
                                                    Joseph Fielding Smith (2)
                                                    Thorpe B Isaacson (-)
                                                    Alvin R Dyer (-)
                                     Joseph Fielding Smith (2)     Marion G Romney (8)
                                     Harold B Lee (3)              LeGrand Richards (9)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (4)         Richard L Evans (10)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (5)          Howard W Hunter (12)
                                     Mark E Petersen (6)           Gordon B Hinckley (13)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (7)         Thomas S Monson (15)

 

 

1970

 

David O McKay died 18 Jan 1970, thus on 23 Jan 1970:

 

                                                    Joseph Fielding Smith (1)
                                                    Harold B Lee (2)    
                                                    Nathan Eldon Tanner (13)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (3)         Richard L Evans (9)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (4)          Hugh B Brown (10)             
                                     Mark E Petersen (5)           Howard W Hunter (11)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (6)         Gordon B Hinckley (12)
                                     Marion G Romney (7)           Thomas S Monson (14)
                                     LeGrand Richards (8)          

 

 

Boyd K Packer ordained 09 Apr 1970, thus:

 

                                                    Joseph Fielding Smith (1)
                                                    Harold B Lee (2)    
                                                    Nathan Eldon Tanner (13)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (3)         Richard L Evans (9)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (4)          Hugh B Brown (10)             
                                     Mark E Petersen (5)           Howard W Hunter (11)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (6)         Gordon B Hinckley (12)
                                     Marion G Romney (7)           Thomas S Monson (14)
                                     LeGrand Richards (8)          Boyd K Packer (15)

 

 

Richard L Evans died 01 Nov 1971, thus on 02 Dec 1971:

 

                                                    Joseph Fielding Smith (1)
                                                    Harold B Lee (2)    
                                                    Nathan Eldon Tanner (12)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (3)         Hugh B Brown (9)              
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (4)          Howard W Hunter (10)
                                     Mark E Petersen (5)           Gordon B Hinckley (11)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (6)         Thomas S Monson (13)
                                     Marion G Romney (7)           Boyd K Packer (14)
                                     LeGrand Richards (8)          Marvin J Ashton (15) 
            

 

Joseph Fielding Smith died 02 Jul 1972, thus on 07 Jul 1972:

 

                                                    Harold B Lee (1)
                                                    Nathan E Tanner (11)
                                                    Marion G Romney (6)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (2)         Howard W Hunter (9)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (3)          Gordon B Hinckley (10)
                                     Mark E Petersen (4)           Thomas S Monson (12)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (5)         Boyd K Packer (13)
                                     LeGrand Richards (7)          Marvin J Ashton (14) 
                                     Hugh B Brown (8)              

 

 

Bruce R McConkie ordained 12 Oct 1972, thus:

 

                                                    Harold B Lee (1)
                                                    Nathan E Tanner (11)
                                                    Marion G Romney (6)
                                     Spencer W Kimball (2)         Howard W Hunter (9)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (3)          Gordon B Hinckley (10)
                                     Mark E Petersen (4)           Thomas S Monson (12)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (5)         Boyd K Packer (13)
                                     LeGrand Richards (7)          Marvin J Ashton (14) 
                                     Hugh B Brown (8)              Bruce R McConkie (15)
                       

 

Harold B Lee died 26 Dec 1973, thus on 30 Dec 1973:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Nathan E Tanner (10)
                                                    Marion G Romney (5)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          Gordon B Hinckley (9)
                                     Mark E Petersen (3)           Thomas S Monson (11)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (4)         Boyd K Packer (12)
                                     LeGrand Richards (6)          Marvin J Ashton (13) 
                                     Hugh B Brown (7)              Bruce R McConkie (14)
                                     Howard W Hunter (8)           

 

 

L Tom Perry sustained 06 Apr 1974, thus:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Nathan E Tanner (10)
                                                    Marion G Romney (5)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          Gordon B Hinckley (9)
                                     Mark E Petersen (3)           Thomas S Monson (11)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (4)         Boyd K Packer (12)
                                     LeGrand Richards (6)          Marvin J Ashton (13) 
                                     Hugh B Brown (7)              Bruce R McConkie (14)
                                     Howard W Hunter (8)           L Tom Perry (15)
                     

 

Hugh B Brown died 02 Dec 1975, thus on 08 Jan 1976:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Nathan E Tanner (9) 
                                                    Marion G Romney (5)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          Thomas S Monson (10)
                                     Mark E Petersen (3)           Boyd K Packer (11)
                                     Delbert L Stapley (4)         Marvin J Ashton (12) 
                                     LeGrand Richards (6)          Bruce R McConkie (13)
                                     Howard W Hunter (7)           L Tom Perry (14)
                                     Gordon B Hinckley (8)         David B Haight (15)
                       

 

Delbert L Stapley died 19 Aug 1978, thus on 01 Oct 1978:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Nathan E Tanner (8) 
                                                    Marion G Romney (4)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          Boyd K Packer (10)
                                     Mark E Petersen (3)           Marvin J Ashton (11)
                                     LeGrand Richards (5)          Bruce R McConkie (12)
                                     Howard W Hunter (6)           L Tom Perry (13)
                                     Gordon B Hinckley (7)         David B Haight (14)
                                     Thomas S Monson (9)           James E Faust (15)

 

 

            

1980

 

 

Gordon B Hinckley sustained as Counselor in First Presidency on 23 Jul 1981, thus:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Nathan E Tanner  (8) 
                                                    Marion G Romney  (4)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (7)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          Marvin J Ashton (11)
                                     Mark E Petersen (3)           Bruce R McConkie (12)
                                     LeGrand Richards (5)          L Tom Perry (13)
                                     Howard W Hunter (6)           David B Haight (14)
                                     Thomas S Monson (9)           James E Faust (15)
                                     Boyd K Packer (10)            Neal A Maxwell (16)

 

 

Nathan Eldon Tanner died 27 Nov 1982, thus on 02 Dec 1982:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Marion G Romney  (4)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (7)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          Marvin J Ashton (10)
                                     Mark E Petersen (3)           Bruce R McConkie (11)
                                     LeGrand Richards (5)          L Tom Perry (12)
                                     Howard W Hunter (6)           David B Haight (13)
                                     Thomas S Monson (8)           James E Faust (14)
                                     Boyd K Packer (9)             Neal A Maxwell (15)
                                            
                                                              
LeGrand Richards died 11 Jan 1983, thus:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Marion G Romney  (4)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (6)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          Bruce R McConkie (10)
                                     Mark E Petersen (3)           L Tom Perry (11)
                                     Howard W Hunter (5)           David B Haight (12)
                                     Thomas S Monson (7)           James E Faust (13)
                                     Boyd K Packer (8)             Neal A Maxwell (14)
                                     Marvin J Ashton (9)                                
                                                              

 

Mark E Petersen died 11 Jan 1984, thus on 07 Apr 1984:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Marion G Romney  (3)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (5)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          L Tom Perry (10)
                                     Howard W Hunter (4)           David B Haight (11)
                                     Thomas S Monson (6)           James E Faust 12)
                                     Boyd K Packer (7)             Neal A Maxwell (13)
                                     Marvin J Ashton (8)           Russell M Nelson (14)
                                     Bruce R McConkie (9)          Dallin H Oaks (15)

 

 

Bruce R McConkie died 19 Apr 1985, thus on 10 Oct 1985:

 

                                                    Spencer W Kimball (1)
                                                    Marion G Romney  (3)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (5)
                                     Ezra Taft Benson (2)          David B Haight (10)
                                     Howard W Hunter (4)           James E Faust (11)
                                     Thomas S Monson (6)           Neal A Maxwell 12)
                                     Boyd K Packer (7)             Russell M Nelson (13)
                                     Marvin J Ashton (8)           Dallin H Oaks (14)
                                     L Tom Perry (9)               M Russell Ballard (15)
                                            

 

Spencer W Kimball died 05 Nov 1985, thus on 10 Nov 1985:

 

                                                    Ezra Taft Benson (1)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (4)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (5)
                                     Marion G Romney (2)           James E Faust (10)
                                     Howard W Hunter (3)           Neal A Maxwell (11)
                                     Boyd K Packer (6)             Russell M Nelson (12)
                                     Marvin J Ashton (7)           Dallin H Oaks (13)
                                     L Tom Perry (8)               M Russell Ballard (14)
                                     David B Haight (9)                    ---            

 

 

Joseph B Wirthlin ordained 09 Oct 1986, thus:

 

                                                    Ezra Taft Benson (1)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (4)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (5)
                                     Marion G Romney (2)           James E Faust (10)
                                     Howard W Hunter (3)           Neal A Maxwell (11)
                                     Boyd K Packer (6)             Russell M Nelson (12)
                                     Marvin J Ashton (7)           Dallin H Oaks (13)
                                     L Tom Perry (8)               M Russell Ballard (14)                                     
                                     David B Haight (9)            Joseph B Wirthlin (15) 

 

 

Marion G Romney died 20 May 1988, thus on 06 Oct 1988:

 

                                                    Ezra Taft Benson (1)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (3)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (4)
                                     Howard W Hunter (2)           Neal A Maxwell (10)
                                     Boyd K Packer (5)             Russell M Nelson (11)
                                     Marvin J Ashton (6)           Dallin H Oaks (12)
                                     L Tom Perry (7)               M Russell Ballard (13)
                                     David B Haight (8)            Joseph B Wirthlin (14)
                                     James E Faust (9)             Richard G Scott (15)

 

 

 

1990

 

 

Marvin J Ashton died 25 Feb 1994, thus on 07 Apr 1994:

 

                                                    Ezra Taft Benson (1)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (3)                                                   
                                                    Thomas S Monson (4)
                                     Howard W Hunter (2)           Russell M Nelson (10)
                                     Boyd K Packer (5)             Dallin H Oaks (11)
                                     L Tom Perry (6)               M Russell Ballard (12)
                                     David B Haight (7)            Joseph B Wirthlin (13)
                                     James E Faust (8)             Richard G Scott (14)
                                     Neal A Maxwell (9)            Robert D Hales (15)

 

 

President Ezra Taft Benson died 30 May 1994, thus on 05 Jun 1994:

 

                                                    Howard W Hunter (1)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (2)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (3)
                                     Boyd K Packer (4)             Dallin H Oaks (10)
                                     L Tom Perry (5)               M Russell Ballard (11)
                                     David B Haight (6)            Joseph B Wirthlin (12)
                                     James E Faust (7)             Richard G Scott (13)
                                     Neal A Maxwell (8)            Robert D Hales (14)
                                     Russell M Nelson (9)                 ---

 

 

Elder Jeffrey R Holland ordained on 23 Jun 1994, thus:

 

                                                    Howard W Hunter (1)
                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (2)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (3)
                                     Boyd K Packer (4)             Dallin H Oaks (10)
                                     L Tom Perry (5)               M Russell Ballard (11)
                                     David B Haight (6)            Joseph B Wirthlin (12)
                                     James E Faust (7)             Richard G Scott (13)
                                     Neal A Maxwell (8)            Robert D Hales (14)
                                     Russell M Nelson (9)          Jeffrey R Holland (15)
                            

 

President Hunter died 03 Mar 1995, thus on 12 Mar 1995:

 

                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (1)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (2)
                                                    James E Faust (6)
                                     Boyd K Packer (3)             M Russell Ballard (10)
                                     L Tom Perry (4)               Joseph B Wirthlin (11)
                                     David B Haight (5)            Richard G Scott (12)
                                     Neal A Maxwell (7)            Robert D Hales (13)
                                     Russell M Nelson (8)          Jeffrey R Holland (14)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (9)                     ---        

 

 

Elder Henry B Eyring ordained on 06 Apr 1995, thus:

 

                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (1)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (2)
                                                    James E Faust (6)
                                     Boyd K Packer (3)             M Russell Ballard (10)
                                     L Tom Perry (4)               Joseph B Wirthlin (11)
                                     David B Haight (5)            Richard G Scott (12)
                                     Neal A Maxwell (7)            Robert D Hales (13)
                                     Russell M Nelson (8)          Jeffrey R Holland (14)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (9)             Henry B Eyring (15)

 

 

Elder Neal A Maxwell died on 21 Jul 2004, thus:

 

                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (1)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (2)
                                                    James E Faust (6)
                                     Boyd K Packer (3)             Joseph B Wirthlin (10)
                                     L Tom Perry (4)               Richard G Scott (11) 
                                     David B Haight (5)            Robert D Hales (12) 
                                     Russell M Nelson (7)          Jeffrey R Holland (13)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (8)             Henry B Eyring (14)
                                     M Russell Ballard (9)                --

 

 

Elder David B Haight died on 31 Jul 2004, thus:

 

                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (1)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (2)
                                                    James E Faust (5)
                                     Boyd K Packer (3)               Richard G Scott (10)
                                     L Tom Perry (4)                 Robert D Hales (11) 
                                     Russell M Nelson (6)            Jeffrey R Holland (12)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (7)               Henry B Eyring (13) 
                                     M Russell Ballard (8)                   --      
                                     Joseph B Wirthlin (9)                   --

 

Elders Dieter F Uchtdorf and David A Bednar ordained on 02 Oct 2004, thus:

 

                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (1)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (2)
                                                    James E Faust (5)
                                     Boyd K Packer (3)               Richard G Scott (10)
                                     L Tom Perry (4)                 Robert D Hales (11) 
                                     Russell M Nelson (6)            Jeffrey R Holland (12)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (7)               Henry B Eyring (13) 
                                     M Russell Ballard (8)           Dieter F Uchtdorf (14)
                                     Joseph B Wirthlin (9)           David A Bednar (15)

 

President James E Faust died on 10 Aug 2007,

 Elder Henry B Eyring placed in First Presidency on 06 Oct 2007,

and Elder Quentin L Cook called to the apostleship on 06 Oct 2007, thus:

 

                                                    Gordon B Hinckley (1)
                                                    Thomas S Monson (2)
                                                    Henry B Eyring (12)
                                     Boyd K Packer (3)               Richard G Scott (9)
                                     L Tom Perry (4)                 Robert D Hales (10) 
                                     Russell M Nelson (5)            Jeffrey R Holland (11)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (6)               Dieter F Uchtdorf (13) 
                                     M Russell Ballard (7)           David A Bednar (14)
                                     Joseph B Wirthlin (8)           Quentin L Cook (15)

 

President Gordon B Hinckley died on 27 Jan 2008,

 Elder Dieter F Uchtdorf placed in First Presidency on 03 Feb 2008,

 and Elder D Todd Christofferson called to the apostleship on 05 Apr 2008, thus:

 

                                                    Thomas S Monson (1)
                                                    Henry B Eyring (11)
                                                    Dieter F Uchtdorf (12)
                                     Boyd K Packer (2)               Richard G Scott (8)
                                     L Tom Perry (3)                 Robert D Hales (9) 
                                     Russell M Nelson (4)            Jeffrey R Holland (10)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (5)               David A Bednar (13) 
                                     M Russell Ballard (6)           Quentin L Cook (14)
                                     Joseph B Wirthlin (7)           D Todd Christofferson (15)

 

Elder Joseph B Wirthlin died on 01 Dec 2008, thus on 04 Apr 2009:

                                                 
                                                    Thomas S Monson (1)
                                                    Henry B Eyring (10)
                                                    Dieter F Uchtdorf (11)
                                     Boyd K Packer (2)               Robert D Hales (8)
                                     L Tom Perry (3)                 Jeffrey R Holland (9)
                                     Russell M Nelson (4)            David A Bednar (12)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (5)               Quentin L Cook (13)
                                     M Russell Ballard (6)           D Todd Christofferson (14)
                                     Richard G Scott (7)             Neil L Andersen (15) 

 

Elder L Tom Perry passed away on 30 May 2015, 

Elder Boyd K Packer passed away on 03 Jul 2015, and

Elder Richard G Scott passed away on 22 Sep 2015, 

thus on 03 Oct 2015:

 

                                                   Thomas S Monson (1)
                                                   Henry B Eyring (7)
                                                   Dieter F Uchtdorf (8)
                                     Russell M Nelson (2)            Quentin L Cook (10)
                                     Dallin H Oaks (3)               D Todd Christofferson (11)
                                     M Russell Ballard (4)           Neil L Andersen (12)
                                     Robert D Hales (5)              Ronald A Rasband (13)
                                     Jeffrey R Holland (6)           Gary E Stevenson (14)
                                     David A Bednar (9)              Dale G Renlund (15) 

 

 


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