What year did Spencer W Kimball become prophet?

When was Spencer Kimball called prophet?

President Kimball was sustained by members of the Church in the April 1974 general conference. He had not aspired to this position, but the Lord had chosen him to be His prophet, seer, and revelator and to lead His Church and kingdom on earth.

Is Henry B Eyring related to Camilla Eyring Kimball?

George, Utah. Eyring was the grandfather of chemist Henry Eyring and Camilla Eyring Kimball, wife of LDS Church president Spencer W. Kimball.

Who is the oldest prophet?

Considered a prophet, seer, and revelator by church members, Hinckley was the oldest person to preside over the church in its history.

Gordon B. Hinckley
Called by Spencer W. Kimball
End reason Called as Second Counselor in the First Presidency
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
October 5, 1961 – July 23, 1981

Who was the LDS prophet in 1980?

Chronology of the First Presidency (LDS Church)

Date range President of the Church (and Assistant Presidents)
7 July 1972 – 26 December 1973 Harold B. Lee
26 December 1973 – 30 December 1973 No organized First Presidency; Death of Harold B. Lee; dissolution of First Presidency
30 December 1973 – 23 July 1981 Spencer W. Kimball
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