Your question: Who was the prophet in 1918?

Who was the LDS prophet in 1918?

List of presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

No. President of the Church Ordination
7 Heber J. Grant November 23, 1918
8 George Albert Smith May 21, 1945
9 David O. McKay April 9, 1951
10 Joseph Fielding Smith January 23, 1970

Who was the prophet during the Great Depression?

Known for his persistence, President Grant was well prepared to lead the Church after World War I, through the Great Depression, and through World War II.

Was Joseph Fielding Smith a prophet?

When Smith became president of the LDS Church, he was 93 years old; he began his presidential term at an older age than any other president in church history.

Joseph Fielding Smith
End reason Became President of the Church
LDS Church Apostle
April 7, 1910 – July 2, 1972
Called by Joseph F. Smith

How is Elder Ballard related to Joseph F Smith?

Ballard and Hyrum M. Smith. Through Smith, Ballard is a descendant of Hyrum Smith, brother of church founder Joseph Smith. Among other assignments as an apostle Ballard oversaw the church’s celebration of the Pioneer Sesquicentennial in 1997.

When was Howard W Hunter prophet?

Howard William Hunter (November 14, 1907 – March 3, 1995) was an American lawyer and the 14th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1994 to 1995. His nine-month presidential tenure is the shortest in the church’s history.

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Howard W. Hunter
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What is the order of the LDS prophets?

The living prophet gives us important direction for our day.

  • Joseph Smith. A. He helped establish the Welfare Program.
  • Brigham Young. B. He encouraged members to read and study the Book of Mormon.
  • John Taylor. C. …
  • Wilford Woodruff. D. …
  • Lorenzo Snow. E. …
  • Joseph F. Smith. …
  • Heber J. Grant. …
  • George Albert Smith. H.

What is the order of the LDS apostles?

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles includes twelve everyday men with the same divine responsibility as Peter, James, John, and the other early Apostles.

  • M. Russell Ballard. M. …
  • Jeffrey R. Holland. Elder Jeffrey R. …
  • Dieter F. Uchtdorf. …
  • David A. Bednar. …
  • Quentin L. Cook. …
  • D. Todd Christofferson. …
  • Neil L. Andersen. …
  • Ronald A. Rasband.