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.
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|