Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church)

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What follows is a list of events in chronological order that affected the membership of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

1830s[edit]

14 February 1835 
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is organized. Oliver Cowdery, Martin Harris, and David Whitmer choose the first 12 members. Lyman E. Johnson, Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball ordained.
15 February 1835 
Orson Hyde, David W. Patten, Luke S. Johnson, William E. M'Lellin, John F. Boynton and William Smith ordained.
21 February 1835 
Parley P. Pratt ordained.
25 April 1835
Thomas B. Marsh ordained.
26 April 1835 
Orson Pratt ordained.
2 May 1835 
Thomas B. Marsh sustained as President of the Quorum of the Twelve
3 September 1837 
John F. Boynton disfellowshipped. He was excommunicated later that year.
13 April 1838 
Lyman E. Johnson and his brother, Luke S. Johnson excommunicated.
11 May 1838 
William E. M'Lellin excommunicated.
25 October 1838 
David W. Patten killed in Battle of Crooked River.
19 December 1838 
John Taylor and John E. Page ordained.
17 March 1839 
Thomas B. Marsh excommunicated.
26 April 1839 
Wilford Woodruff and George A. Smith ordained.
4 May 1839 
William Smith and Orson Hyde removed from the Quorum by vote of the church.
25 May 1839 
William Smith restored to Quorum by vote of the Church.
27 June 1839 
Orson Hyde restored to the Quorum by vote of the church.

1840s[edit]

14 April 1840 
Willard Richards ordained in England. Also the first occasion where Brigham Young was formally sustained President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
8 April 1841 
Lyman Wight ordained.
20 August 1842 
Orson Pratt excommunicated. Amasa M. Lyman ordained.
20 January 1843 
Orson Pratt rebaptized and restored to former office in the Quorum. Amasa M. Lyman replaced.
4 February 1843 
Amasa M. Lyman made a Counselor to First Presidency.
27 June 1844 
Joseph Smith, Jr. and Hyrum Smith martyred. Amasa M. Lyman retires from First Presidency.
12 August 1844 
Amasa M. Lyman returned to the Quorum.
6 October 1845 
William Smith dropped from Quorum. He was excommunicated 19 October 1845.
11 January 1846 
Orson Hyde disfellowshipped for second time but reinstated a few days later.
9 February 1846 
John E. Page disfellowshipped. He was excommunicated on 27 June 1846
16 July 1846 
Ezra T. Benson ordained.
27 December 1847 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Brigham Young President, Heber C. Kimball First Counselor, and Willard Richards Second Counselor. Orson Hyde becomes President of the Quorum.
3 December 1848 
Lyman Wight excommunicated.
12 February 1849 
Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, and Franklin D. Richards ordained.

1850s[edit]

11 March 1854 
Willard Richards dies.
4 January 1857 
Daniel H. Wells ordained an apostle and set apart as a counsellor to Brigham Young.
13 May 1857 
Parley P. Pratt is assassinated.

1860s[edit]

26 August 1860 
George Q. Cannon ordained.
4 February 1864 
Brigham Young, Jr. ordained an apostle, but not a member of the Quorum.
John Willard Young ordained an apostle, but not a member of the Quorum. (Set apart as counselor to Brigham Young in 1867, and to Twelve in 1877.)
Joseph Angell Young ordained an apostle, but not a member of the Quorum.
1 July 1866 
Joseph F. Smith ordained and simultaneously set apart Counselor to President Brigham Young.
6 October 1867 
Amasa M. Lyman deprived of apostleship. He was excommunicated on 12 May 1870.
8 October 1867 
Joseph F. Smith was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve. (He was previously ordained an apostle.)
22 June 1868 
Heber C. Kimball dies.
7 October 1868 
George A. Smith set apart First Counselor to President Brigham Young.
9 October 1868 
Brigham Young, Jr. sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve. (He was previously ordained an apostle.)
3 September 1869 
Ezra T. Benson dies.

1870s[edit]

3 July 1870 
Albert Carrington ordained.
8 April 1873 
Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, John Willard Young and George Q. Cannon set apart as Counselors to President Brigham Young.
9 May 1874 
George Q. Cannon set apart Assistant Counselor to President Brigham Young. Albert Carrington set apart Counselor to President Brigham Young.
10 April 1875 
Orson Hyde and Orson Pratt are moved down in seniority in the Quorum due to earlier apostasy, putting them in the places they would be had they entered the Quorum at the time of their reinstatements. John Taylor becomes President of the Quorum.
5 August 1875 
Joseph Angell Young dies. He had never been a member of the First Presidency and was never added to the Quorum of the Twelve.
1 September 1875 
George A. Smith dies.
29 August 1877 
Brigham Young dies.
28 November 1878 
Orson Hyde dies.
7 April 1879 
Moses Thatcher ordained.

1880s[edit]

10 October 1880 
The First Presidency is reorganized with John Taylor President, George Q. Cannon First Counselor, and Joseph F. Smith Second Counselor. Wilford Woodruff becomes President of the Quorum.
27 October 1880 
Francis M. Lyman and John Henry Smith ordained.
3 October 1881 
Orson Pratt, the last surviving member of the original quorum, dies.
16 October 1882 
George Teasdale and Heber J. Grant ordained.
17 November 1883 
Charles C. Rich dies.
9 April 1884 
John W. Taylor ordained.
7 November 1885 
Albert Carrington excommunicated.
25 July 1887 
John Taylor dies.
27 May 1888 
Erastus Snow dies.
7 April 1889 
The First Presidency is reorganized with Wilford Woodruff President, George Q. Cannon First Counselor, and Joseph F. Smith Second Counselor. Lorenzo Snow becomes President of the Quorum.
7 October 1889 
Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, and Abraham H. Cannon ordained.

1890s[edit]

13 November 1893 
William Smith dies.
6 April 1896 
Moses Thatcher is not sustained by the church and dropped from the Quorum.
19 July 1896 
Abraham H. Cannon dies.
7 October 1896 
Matthias F. Cowley and Abraham O. Woodruff ordained.[1]
2 September 1898 
Wilford Woodruff dies.
13 September 1898 
The First Presidency is reorganized with Lorenzo Snow President, George Q. Cannon First Counselor, and Joseph F. Smith Second Counselor. Franklin D. Richards becomes President of the Quorum.
10 October 1898 
Rudger Clawson ordained.
9 December 1899 
Franklin D. Richards dies. George Q. Cannon becomes President of the Quorum.

1900s[edit]

8 April 1900 
Reed Smoot ordained.
12 April 1901 
George Q. Cannon dies. Joseph F. Smith becomes President of the Quorum.
10 October 1901 
Lorenzo Snow dies.
17 October 1901 
The First Presidency is reorganized with Joseph F. Smith President John Rex Winder as First Counselor and Anthon H. Lund Second Counselor. Brigham Young, Jr. becomes President of the Quorum.
24 October 1901 
Hyrum M. Smith ordained.
January 1903 
Reed Smoot elected to the U.S. Senate.
11 April 1903 
Brigham Young, Jr. dies. Francis M. Lyman becomes President of the Quorum.
8 October 1903 
George Albert Smith ordained.
20 June 1904 
Abraham O. Woodruff dies.
7 July 1904 
Charles W. Penrose ordained.
28 October 1905 
John W. Taylor and Matthias F. Cowley resign.
6 February 1906 
Marriner W. Merrill dies.
9 April 1906 
George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, and David O. McKay ordained.
20 February 1907 
A motion to remove Reed Smoot from the U.S. Senate is defeated. (See Smoot Hearings)
9 June 1907 
George Teasdale dies.
6 October 1907 
Anthony W. Ivins ordained.
21 August 1909 
Moses Thatcher dies.

1910s[edit]

27 March 1910 
John Rex Winder, First Counselor in the First Presidency, dies.
7 April 1910 
Joseph F. Smith reorganizes First Presidency. Anthon H. Lund set apart as First Counselor, and John Henry Smith as Second Counselor. Joseph Fielding Smith ordained.
13 October 1911 
John Henry Smith dies.
7 December 1911 
Charles W. Penrose ordained Second Counselor to President Joseph F. Smith.
8 December 1911 
James E. Talmage ordained.
18 November 1916 
Francis M. Lyman dies.
23 November 1916 
Heber J. Grant becomes President of the Quorum.
18 January 1917 
Stephen L. Richards ordained.
23 January 1918 
Hyrum M. Smith dies.
7 April 1918 
Richard R. Lyman ordained.
19 November 1918 
Joseph F. Smith dies.
23 November 1918 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Heber J. Grant President, Anthon H. Lund First Counselor, and Charles W. Penrose Second Counselor. Anthon H. Lund becomes President of the Quorum.
7 January 1919 
Melvin J. Ballard ordained.

1920s[edit]

2 March 1921 
Anthon H. Lund dies. Rudger Clawson becomes President of the Quorum.
10 March 1921 
Charles W. Penrose set apart as First Counselor, Anthony W. Ivins Second Counselor to President Heber J. Grant.
17 March 1921 
John A. Widtsoe ordained.
15 May 1925 
Charles W. Penrose dies.
28 May 1925 
Anthony W. Ivins set apart as First Counselor to President Heber J. Grant, with Charles W. Nibley as Second Counselor.

1930s[edit]

1930 
J. Reuben Clark named U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.
16 May 1931 
Orson F. Whitney dies.
8 October 1931 
Joseph F. Merrill ordained.
1932 
Reed Smoot loses the election for the U.S. Senate.
6 April 1933 
J. Reuben Clark called as Second Counselor to President Heber J. Grant but is not an apostle.
27 July 1933 
James E. Talmage dies.
12 October 1933 
Charles A. Callis ordained.
23 September 1934 
Anthony W. Ivins dies.
11 October 1934 
J. Reuben Clark and Alonzo A. Hinckley ordained. J. Reuben Clark set apart as First Counselor, David O. McKay Second Counselor to President Heber J. Grant.
22 December 1936 
Alonzo A. Hinckley dies.
8 April 1937 
Albert E. Bowen ordained.
6 April 1938 
Sylvester Q. Cannon ordained an apostle, and set apart as an Associate to the Twelve.
14 April 1938 
Sylvester Q. Cannon ordained apostle
30 July 1939 
Melvin J. Ballard dies.
6 October 1939 
Sylvester Q. Cannon becomes a member of the Quorum.

1940s[edit]

9 February 1941 
Reed Smoot dies.
10 April 1941 
Harold B. Lee ordained.
29 May 1943 
Sylvester Q. Cannon dies.
21 June 1943 
Rudger Clawson dies. George Albert Smith becomes President of the Quorum.
7 October 1943 
Spencer W. Kimball and Ezra Taft Benson ordained.
12 November 1943 
Richard R. Lyman excommunicated.
20 April 1944 
Mark E. Petersen ordained.
14 May 1945 
Heber J. Grant dies.
21 May 1945 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with George Albert Smith President, J. Reuben Clark First Counselor, and David O. McKay Second Counselor. George F. Richards becomes President of the Quorum.
11 October 1945 
Matthew Cowley ordained.
21 January 1947 
Charles A. Callis dies.
10 April 1947 
Henry D. Moyle ordained.

1950s[edit]

8 August 1950 
George F. Richards dies.
30 September 1950 
David O. McKay becomes President of the Quorum.
5 October 1950 
Delbert L. Stapley ordained.
4 April 1951 
George Albert Smith dies.
9 April 1951 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with David O. McKay President, Stephen L. Richards First Counselor, and J. Reuben Clark Second Counselor. Joseph Fielding Smith becomes President of the Quorum.
11 October 1951 
Marion G. Romney ordained.
3 February 1952 
Joseph F. Merrill dies.
10 April 1952 
LeGrand Richards ordained.
29 November 1952 
John A. Widtsoe dies.
9 April 1953 
Adam S. Bennion ordained.
15 July 1953 
Albert E. Bowen dies.
8 October 1953 
Richard L. Evans ordained.
13 December 1953 
Matthew Cowley dies.
8 April 1954 
George Q. Morris ordained.
11 February 1958 
Adam S. Bennion dies.
10 April 1958 
Hugh B. Brown ordained.
19 May 1959 
Stephen L. Richards dies.
12 June 1959 
J. Reuben Clark is called as First Counselor to President David O. McKay. Henry D. Moyle is called as Second Counselor.
15 October 1959 
Howard W. Hunter ordained.

1960s[edit]

22 June 1961 
Hugh B. Brown set apart as Third Counselor to President David O. McKay.
5 October 1961 
Gordon B. Hinckley ordained.
6 October 1961 
J. Reuben Clark dies.
12 October 1961 
Henry D. Moyle set apart as First Counselor, Hugh B. Brown Second Counselor to President David O. McKay.
23 April 1962 
George Q. Morris dies.
11 October 1962 
N. Eldon Tanner ordained.
18 September 1963 
Henry D. Moyle dies.
22 June 1963 
Hugh B. Brown ordained First Counselor, N. Eldon Tanner Second Counselor to President David O. McKay.
10 October 1963 
Thomas S. Monson ordained.
28 October 1965 
Thorpe B. Isaacson called as Counselor to President David O. McKay
29 October 1965 
Joseph Fielding Smith called as Counselor to President David O. McKay.
5 October 1967 
Alvin R. Dyer ordained but not added to Quorum.
6 April 1968 
Alvin R. Dyer called as Counselor to President David O. McKay.

1970s[edit]

18 January 1970 
David O. McKay dies.
23 January 1970 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Joseph Fielding Smith President, Harold B. Lee First Counselor, and N. Eldon Tanner Second Counselor. Harold B. Lee becomes President of the Quorum, with Spencer W. Kimball Acting President of the Quorum.
9 April 1970 
Boyd K. Packer ordained.
1 November 1971 
Richard L. Evans dies.
2 December 1971 
Marvin J. Ashton ordained.
2 July 1972 
Joseph Fielding Smith dies.
7 July 1972 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Harold B. Lee President, N. Eldon Tanner First Counselor, and Marion G. Romney Second Counselor. Spencer W. Kimball becomes President of the Quorum.
12 October 1972 
Bruce R. McConkie ordained.
26 December 1973 
Harold B. Lee dies.
30 December 1973
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Spencer W. Kimball President, N. Eldon Tanner First Counselor, and Marion G. Romney Second Counselor. Ezra Taft Benson is President of the Quorum.
11 April 1974 
L. Tom Perry ordained.
2 December 1975
Hugh B. Brown dies.
8 January 1976 
David B. Haight ordained.
5 March 1977 
Alvin R. Dyer dies. Although Dyer was an ordained Apostle, he was never made a member of the Quorum.
19 August 1978 
Delbert L. Stapley dies.
1 October 1978 
James E. Faust ordained.

1980s[edit]

23 July 1981 
Gordon B. Hinckley called as a Counselor in the First Presidency. Neal A. Maxwell ordained.
27 November 1982 
N. Eldon Tanner dies.
2 December 1982 
Marion G. Romney set apart as First Counselor. Gordon B. Hinckley set apart as Second Counselor.
11 January 1983 
LeGrand Richards dies.
11 January 1984 
Mark E. Petersen dies.
12 April 1984 
Russell M. Nelson ordained.
3 May 1984 
Dallin H. Oaks ordained.
19 April 1985 
Bruce R. McConkie dies.
10 October 1985 
M. Russell Ballard ordained.
5 November 1985 
Spencer W. Kimball dies.
10 November 1985 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Ezra Taft Benson President, Gordon B. Hinckley First Counselor, and Thomas S. Monson Second Counselor. Marion G. Romney becomes President of the Quorum. Because Marion G. Romney was suffering from health and age difficulties, Howard W. Hunter was set apart as Acting President of the Quorum.
9 October 1986 
Joseph B. Wirthlin ordained.
20 May 1988 
Marion G. Romney dies. Howard W. Hunter becomes President of the Quorum.
6 October 1988 
Richard G. Scott ordained.

1990s[edit]

25 February 1994 
Marvin J. Ashton dies.
7 April 1994 
Robert D. Hales ordained.
30 May 1994 
Ezra Taft Benson dies.
5 June 1994 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Howard W. Hunter President, Gordon B. Hinckley First Counselor, and Thomas S. Monson Second Counselor. Gordon B. Hinckley becomes President of the Quorum, with Boyd K. Packer Acting President of the Quorum.
23 June 1994 
Jeffrey R. Holland ordained.
3 March 1995 
Howard W. Hunter dies.
12 March 1995 
The First Presidency is reorganized, with Gordon B. Hinckley President, Thomas S. Monson First Counselor, and James E. Faust Second Counselor. Thomas S. Monson becomes President of the Quorum, with Boyd K. Packer as Acting President of the Quorum.
6 April 1995 
Henry B. Eyring ordained.

2000s[edit]

21 July 2004 
Neal A. Maxwell dies.
31 July 2004 
David B. Haight dies.
2 October 2004 
Dieter F. Uchtdorf and David A. Bednar added to Quorum.
10 August 2007 
James E. Faust dies.
6 October 2007 
Henry B. Eyring sustained to First Presidency; Quentin L. Cook added to Quorum
27 January 2008 
Gordon B. Hinckley dies. First Presidency is dissolved and Thomas S. Monson and Henry B. Eyring return to the Quorum.
3 February 2008 
First Presidency reorganized with Thomas S. Monson as LDS Church President, Henry B. Eyring as First Counselor, and Dieter F. Uchtdorf as Second Counselor.
5 April 2008 
D. Todd Christofferson added to Quorum
1 December 2008 
Joseph B. Wirthlin dies.
4 April 2009 
Neil L. Andersen added to Quorum

Chart[edit]

Dates President of the Quorum and
Acting President of the Quorum (if any)
Note : "(de facto)" means he was not formally set apart as Quorum President during this time, though he was widely accepted as President of the Quorum
Members of the Quorum
(In Order of Seniority)
Other Ordained Apostles Not in Quorum Change
14 February 1835 – 15 February 1835 Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Lyman E. Johnson Joseph Smith, Jr.,[2] Oliver Cowdery,[3] David Whitmer,[4] Martin Harris[5] Initial organization of Quorum (Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Lyman E. Johnson). Members chosen by Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris
15 February 1835 – 21 February 1835 David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Luke S. Johnson, William Smith, John F. Boynton, Lyman E. Johnson Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Martin Harris Initial organization of Quorum (David W. Patten, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Luke S. Johnson, William Smith, John F. Boynton). Members chosen by Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris
21 February 1835 – 25 April 1835 David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, Luke S. Johnson, William Smith, John F. Boynton, Lyman E. Johnson Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Martin Harris Initial organization of Quorum (Parley P. Pratt). Members chosen by Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris
25 April 1835 – 26 April 1835 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, Luke S. Johnson, William Smith, John F. Boynton, Lyman E. Johnson Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Martin Harris Initial organization of Quorum (Thomas B. Marsh). Members chosen by Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris
26 April 1835 – 3 September 1837 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, Luke S. Johnson, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John F. Boynton, Lyman E. Johnson Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Martin Harris Initial organization of Quorum (Orson Pratt). Members chosen by Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris
3 September 1837 – 3 December 1837 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Martin Harris, Luke S. Johnson, John F. Boynton, Lyman E. Johnson Luke S. Johnson, John F. Boynton, and Lyman E. Johnson disfellowshipped and removed from Quorum
3 December 1837 – 10 December 1837 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Martin Harris, Luke S. Johnson, Lyman E. Johnson John F. Boynton excommunicated for apostasy
10 December 1837 – 31 December 1837 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Luke S. Johnson, Lyman E. Johnson Martin Harris excommunicated for apostasy
31 December 1837 – 12 April 1838 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Lyman E. Johnson Luke S. Johnson denounces the Church and Joseph Smith
12 April 1838 – 13 April 1838 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr., David Whitmer, Lyman E. Johnson Oliver Cowdery excommunicated for apostasy
13 April 1838 – 11 May 1838 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, William E. M'Lellin, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr. David Whitmer and Lyman E. Johnson excommunicated for apostasy
11 May 1838 – 25 October 1838 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr. William E. M'Lellin excommunicated for apostasy
25 October 1838 – 19 December 1838 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt Joseph Smith, Jr. David W. Patten killed
19 December 1838 – 17 March 1839 Thomas B. Marsh Thomas B. Marsh, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page Joseph Smith, Jr. John Taylor and John E. Page ordained and added to Quorum
17 March 1839 – 26 April 1839 Brigham Young (de facto) Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page Joseph Smith, Jr. Thomas B. Marsh excommunicated for apostasy
26 April 1839 – 4 May 1839 Brigham Young (de facto) Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith Joseph Smith, Jr. Wilford Woodruff and George A. Smith ordained and added to Quorum
4 May 1839 – 25 May 1839 Brigham Young (de facto) Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Parley P. Pratt, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith Joseph Smith, Jr., William Smith, Orson Hyde William Smith and Orson Hyde removed from Quorum by a vote of the Church
25 May 1839 – 27 June 1839 Brigham Young (de facto) Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith Joseph Smith, Jr., Orson Hyde William Smith readmitted to Quorum by a vote of the Church
27 June 1839 – 14 April 1840 Brigham Young (de facto) Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith Joseph Smith, Jr. Orson Hyde readmitted to Quorum by a vote of the Church
14 April 1840 – 24 January 1841 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards Joseph Smith, Jr. Willard Richards ordained and added to Quorum; Brigham Young officially sustained as president of the Quorum
24 January 1841 – 8 April 1841 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards Joseph Smith, Jr., Hyrum Smith Hyrum Smith ordained and made Assistant President of the Church
8 April 1841 – 20 August 1842 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight Joseph Smith, Jr., Hyrum Smith Lyman Wight ordained and added to Quorum
20 August 1842 – 20 January 1843 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Amasa M. Lyman Joseph Smith, Jr., Hyrum Smith Orson Pratt excommunicated for apostasy; Amasa M. Lyman ordained and added to Quorum
20 January 1843 – 27 June 1844 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight Joseph Smith, Jr., Hyrum Smith, Amasa M. Lyman Orson Pratt rebaptized and restored to the Quorum; Amasa M. Lyman dropped from Quorum due to an excess of apostles
27 June 1844 – 6 October 1845 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight Amasa M. Lyman Joseph Smith, Jr. and Hyrum Smith killed
6 October 1845 – 19 October 1845 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Amasa M. Lyman William Smith William Smith disfellowshipped and removed from Quorum; Amasa M. Lyman added to Quorum
19 October 1845 – 11 January 1846 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Amasa M. Lyman William Smith excommunicated for apostasy
11 January 1846 – 14 January 1846 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Parley P. Pratt, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Amasa M. Lyman Orson Hyde Orson Hyde disfellowshipped
14 January 1846 – 9 February 1846 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, John E. Page, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman Orson Hyde readmitted to the Quorum
9 February 1846 – 27 June 1846 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman John E. Page John E. Page disfellowshipped and removed from Quorum
27 June 1846 – 16 July 1846 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman John E. Page excommunicated for apostasy
16 July 1846 – 27 December 1847 Brigham Young Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson Ezra T. Benson ordained and added to Quorum
27 December 1847 – 3 December 1848 Orson Hyde
(Note: According to current practice, Heber C. Kimball would have been the President of the Quorum and Orson Hyde would have been designated Acting President, but this procedure was not followed. Heber C. Kimball was never set apart as the President of the Quorum.)
Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Lyman Wight, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Willard Richards First Presidency reorganized (Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, and Willard Richards)
3 December 1848 – 12 February 1849 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Willard Richards Lyman Wight excommunicated for apostasy
12 February 1849 – 11 March 1854 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Willard Richards Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, and Franklin D. Richards ordained and added to Quorum
11 March 1854 – 7 April 1854 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball Death of Willard Richards
7 April 1854 – 22 November 1855 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant[6] Jedediah M. Grant ordained and added to First Presidency
22 November 1855 – 1 December 1856 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, John Willard Young[7] John Willard Young ordained
1 December 1856 – 4 January 1857 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, John Willard Young Death of Jedediah M. Grant
4 January 1857 – 13 May 1857 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells,[8] John Willard Young Daniel H. Wells ordained and added to First Presidency
13 May 1857 – 26 August 1860 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Parley P. Pratt killed
26 August 1860 – 4 February 1864 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young George Q. Cannon ordained and added to Quorum
4 February 1864 – 1 July 1866 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells, Brigham Young, Jr., John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young[9] Brigham Young, Jr., and Joseph Angell Young ordained but not added to Quorum due to excess of Apostles
1 July 1866 – 6 October 1867 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Amasa M. Lyman, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells, Brigham Young, Jr., John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young, Joseph F. Smith Joseph F. Smith ordained and added to First Presidency
6 October 1867 – 8 October 1867 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells, Brigham Young, Jr., John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young, Joseph F. Smith Amasa M. Lyman stripped of Apostleship for repeatedly teaching false doctrine
8 October 1867 – 22 June 1868 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells, Brigham Young, Jr., John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young Joseph F. Smith added to Quorum, and retains his position in the First Presidency
22 June 1868 – 7 October 1868 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, George A. Smith, Orson Pratt, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, Daniel H. Wells, Brigham Young, Jr., John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young Death of Heber C. Kimball
7 October 1868 – 9 October 1868 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, George A. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, Brigham Young, Jr., John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young George A. Smith added to First Presidency
9 October 1868 – 3 September 1869 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Ezra T. Benson, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, Jr. Brigham Young, George A. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young Brigham Young, Jr. added to Quorum
3 September 1869 – 3 July 1870 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr. Brigham Young, George A. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young Death of Ezra T. Benson
3 July 1870 – 8 April 1873 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington Brigham Young, George A. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young, Joseph Angell Young Albert Carrington ordained and added to Quorum
8 April 1873 – 10 April 1875 Orson Hyde Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, George A. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young, George Q. Cannon, Brigham Young, Jr., Joseph Angell Young, Albert Carrington George Q. Cannon, Brigham Young, Jr., and Albert Carrington added to First Presidency
10 April 1875 – 5 August 1875 John Taylor (de facto) John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, George A. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young, George Q. Cannon, Brigham Young, Jr., Joseph Angell Young, Albert Carrington Brigham Young rules that when an Apostle is removed from the Quorum and then readmitted at a later date, the Apostle loses his seniority in the Quorum and becomes the junior member of the Quorum upon readmission. Accordingly, the seniority positions of Orson Hyde and Orson Pratt are adjusted. Due to the readjustment, John Taylor becomes the senior Apostle in the Quorum.
5 August 1875 – 1 September 1875 John Taylor (de facto) John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, George A. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young, George Q. Cannon, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington Death of Joseph Angell Young. He had never been a member of the Quorum or a member of the First Presidency.
1 September 1875 – 29 August 1877 John Taylor (de facto) John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Joseph F. Smith Brigham Young, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young, George Q. Cannon, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington Death of George A. Smith
29 August 1877 – 28 November 1878 John Taylor (de facto) John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Death of Brigham Young; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum; Daniel H. Wells and John Willard Young excluded from Quorum due to an excess of apostles
28 November 1878 – 7 April 1879 John Taylor (de facto) John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Death of Orson Hyde
7 April 1879 – 10 October 1880 John Taylor (de facto) John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Moses Thatcher ordained and added to Quorum
10 October 1880 – 27 October 1880 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young First Presidency reorganized (John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith)
27 October 1880 – 3 October 1881 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Francis M. Lyman and John Henry Smith ordained and added to Quorum
3 October 1881 – 16 October 1882 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Death of Orson Pratt (last surviving member of the original Quorum)
16 October 1882 – 17 November 1883 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young George Teasdale and Heber J. Grant ordained and added to Quorum
17 November 1883 – 9 April 1884 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Death of Charles C. Rich
9 April 1884 – 7 November 1885 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young John W. Taylor ordained and added to Quorum
7 November 1885 – 25 July 1887 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Albert Carrington excommunicated for adultery and fornication
25 July 1887 – 27 May 1888 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Death of John Taylor; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum
27 May 1888 – 7 April 1889 Wilford Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Death of Erastus Snow
7 April 1889 – 7 October 1889 Lorenzo Snow Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Reorganization of First Presidency (Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, and John Willard Young
7 October 1889 - 24 March 1891 Lorenzo Snow Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Abraham H. Cannon Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Daniel H. Wells, John Willard Young Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, and Abraham H. Cannon ordained and added to Quorum
24 March 1891 – 6 April 1896 Lorenzo Snow Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Abraham H. Cannon Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young Death of Daniel H. Wells (no change to Quorum or First Presidency)
6 April 1896 – 19 July 1896 Lorenzo Snow Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Abraham H. Cannon Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Moses Thatcher not sustained by the Church and removed from Quorum
19 July 1896 – 7 October 1896 Lorenzo Snow Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Death of Abraham H. Cannon
7 October 1896 – 2 September 1898 Lorenzo Snow Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Matthias F. Cowley and Abraham O. Woodruff ordained and added to Quorum
2 September 1898 – 13 September 1898 Lorenzo Snow Lorenzo Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Death of Wilford Woodruff; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
13 September 1898 – 10 October 1898 Franklin D. Richards Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, Reorganization of First Presidency (Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith)
10 October 1898 – 9 December 1899 Franklin D. Richards Franklin D. Richards, Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, Rudger Clawson ordained and added to Quorum
9 December 1899 – 8 April 1900 Brigham Young, Jr.
(Note: According to current practice, George Q. Cannon would have been the President of the Quorum and Brigham Young, Jr. would have been designated Acting President, but this procedure was not followed. George Q. Cannon was never set apart as the President of the Quorum.)
Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, Death of Franklin D. Richards
8 April 1900 – 12 April 1901 Brigham Young, Jr. Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, Reed Smoot ordained and added to Quorum
12 April 1901 – 6 October 1901 Brigham Young, Jr.
(Note: According to current practice, Joseph F. Smith would have been the President of the Quorum and Brigham Young, Jr. would have been designated Acting President, but this procedure was not followed. Joseph F. Smith was not set apart as the President of the Quorum at this time.)
Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot Lorenzo Snow, Joseph F. Smith, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, Death of George Q. Cannon
6 October 1901 – 10 October 1901 Brigham Young, Jr. Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Reed Smoot Lorenzo Snow, Joseph F. Smith, Rudger Clawson, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, Rudger Clawson added to First Presidency
10 October 1901 – 17 October 1901 Joseph F. Smith (de facto) Joseph F. Smith, Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Death of Lorenzo Snow; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
17 October 1901 – 24 October 1901 Brigham Young, Jr. Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Reorganization of First Presidency (Joseph F. Smith, John R. Winder,[10] Anthon H. Lund)
24 October 1901 – 11 April 1903 Brigham Young, Jr. Brigham Young, Jr., Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Hyrum M. Smith ordained and added to Quorum
11 April 1903 – 8 October 1903 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Death of Brigham Young, Jr.
8 October 1903 – 20 June 1904 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher George Albert Smith ordained and added to Quorum
20 June 1904 – 7 July 1904 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Matthias F. Cowley, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Death of Abraham O. Woodruff
7 July 1904 – 28 October 1905 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Matthias F. Cowley, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher Charles W. Penrose ordained and added to Quorum
28 October 1905 – 6 February 1906 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, Marriner W. Merrill, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, John W. Taylor, Matthias F. Cowley John W. Taylor and Matthias F. Cowley resign from the Quorum over plural marriage disputes
6 February 1906 – 9 April 1906 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, John W. Taylor, Matthias F. Cowley Death of Marriner W. Merrill
9 April 1906 – 9 June 1907 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, John W. Taylor, Matthias F. Cowley George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, and David O. McKay ordained and added to Quorum
9 June 1907 – 6 October 1907 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, John W. Taylor, Matthias F. Cowley Death of George Teasdale
6 October 1907 – 21 August 1909 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, Moses Thatcher, John W. Taylor, Matthias F. Cowley Anthony W. Ivins ordained and added to Quorum
21 August 1909 – 7 April 1910 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young, John W. Taylor, Matthias F. Cowley Death of Moses Thatcher
7 April 1910 – 11 May 1911 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Henry Smith, John Willard Young, John W. Taylor, Matthias F. Cowley John Henry Smith added to First Presidency; Joseph Fielding Smith ordained and added to Quorum
11 May 1911 – 13 October 1911 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Henry Smith, John Willard Young John W. Taylor excommunicated; Matthias F. Cowley's priesthood suspended
13 October 1911 – 7 December 1911 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, John Willard Young Death of John Henry Smith
7 December 1911 – 8 December 1911 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young Charles W. Penrose added to First Presidency
8 December 1911 – 18 November 1916 Francis M. Lyman Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young James E. Talmage ordained and added to Quorum
18 November 1916 – 18 January 1917 Heber J. Grant Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young Death of Francis M. Lyman
18 January 1917 – 23 January 1918 Heber J. Grant Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, Hyrum M. Smith, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young Stephen L Richards ordained and added to Quorum
23 January 1918 – 7 April 1918 Heber J. Grant Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young Death of Hyrum M. Smith
7 April 1918 – 19 November 1918 Heber J. Grant Heber J. Grant, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young Richard R. Lyman ordained and added to Quorum
19 November 1918 – 23 November 1918 Heber J. Grant Heber J. Grant, Anthon H. Lund, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman John Willard Young, Death of Joseph F. Smith; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
23 November 1918 – 7 January 1919 Anthon H. Lund
Rudger Clawson (Acting President)
Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman Heber J. Grant, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young First Presidency reorganized (Heber J. Grant, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose)
7 January 1919 – 2 March 1921 Anthon H. Lund
Rudger Clawson (Acting President)
Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard Heber J. Grant, Anthon H. Lund, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young Melvin J. Ballard ordained and added to Quorum
2 March 1921 – 10 March 1921 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Anthony W. Ivins, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard Heber J. Grant, Charles W. Penrose, John Willard Young Death of Anthon H. Lund
10 March 1921 – 17 March 1921 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard Heber J. Grant, Charles W. Penrose, Anthony W. Ivins, John Willard Young Anthony W. Ivins added to First Presidency
17 March 1921 – 12 February 1924 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe Heber J. Grant, Charles W. Penrose, Anthony W. Ivins, John Willard Young John A. Widtsoe ordained and added to Quorum
12 February 1924 – 16 May 1925 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe Heber J. Grant, Charles W. Penrose, Anthony W. Ivins Death of John Willard Young (no change to Quorum or to First Presidency)
16 May 1925 – 16 May 1931 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe Heber J. Grant, Anthony W. Ivins Death of Charles W. Penrose (Charles W. Nibley[11] later called as member of the First Presidency)
16 May 1931 – 8 October 1931 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe Heber J. Grant, Anthony W. Ivins Death of Orson F. Whitney
8 October 1931 – 27 July 1933 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, James E. Talmage, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill Heber J. Grant, Anthony W. Ivins Joseph F. Merrill ordained and added to Quorum
27 July 1933 – 12 October 1933 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill Heber J. Grant, Anthony W. Ivins Death of James E. Talmage
12 October 1933 – 23 September 1934 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis Heber J. Grant, Anthony W. Ivins Charles A. Callis ordained and added to Quorum
23 September 1934 – 11 October 1934 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis Heber J. Grant Death of Anthony W. Ivins
11 October 1934 – 22 December 1936 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Alonzo A. Hinckley Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. J. Reuben Clark, Jr. and Alonzo A. Hinckley ordained; Alonzo A. Hinckley added to Quorum; David O. McKay added to First Presidency
22 December 1936 – 8 April 1937 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Alonzo A. Hinckley
8 April 1937 – 6 April 1938 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Albert E. Bowen ordained and added to Quorum
6 April 1938 – 30 July 1939 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, Melvin J. Ballard, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Sylvester Q. Cannon Sylvester Q. Cannon ordained; not added to Quorum due to an excess of Apostles
30 July 1939 – 6 October 1939 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Sylvester Q. Cannon Death of Melvin J. Ballard
6 October 1939 – 9 February 1941 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Sylvester Q. Cannon Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Sylvester Q. Cannon added to Quorum
9 February 1941 – 10 April 1941 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Sylvester Q. Cannon Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Reed Smoot
10 April 1941 – 29 May 1943 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Sylvester Q. Cannon, Harold B. Lee Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Harold B. Lee ordained and added to Quorum
29 May 1943 – 21 June 1943 Rudger Clawson Rudger Clawson, George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Sylvester Q. Cannon
21 June 1943 – 7 October 1943 George Albert Smith George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Rudger Clawson
7 October 1943 – 12 November 1943 George Albert Smith George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, Richard R. Lyman, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Spencer W. Kimball and Ezra Taft Benson ordained and added to Quorum
12 November 1943 – 20 April 1944 George Albert Smith George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Richard R. Lyman excommunicated for unlawful cohabitation and adultery
20 April 1944 – 14 May 1945 George Albert Smith George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen Heber J. Grant, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Mark E. Petersen ordained and added to Quorum
14 May 1945 – 21 May 1945 George Albert Smith George Albert Smith, George F. Richards, David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen Death of Heber J. Grant; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
21 May 1945 – 11 October 1945 George F. Richards George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen George Albert Smith, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. First Presidency reorganized (George Albert Smith, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., David O. McKay)
11 October 1945 – 21 January 1947 George F. Richards George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Charles A. Callis, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley George Albert Smith, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Matthew Cowley ordained and added to Quorum
21 January 1947 – 10 April 1947 George F. Richards George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley George Albert Smith, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Charles A. Callis
10 April 1947 – 8 August 1950 George F. Richards George F. Richards, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle George Albert Smith, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Henry D. Moyle ordained and added to Quorum
8 August 1950 – 5 October 1950 David O. McKay
Joseph Fielding Smith (Acting President)
Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle George Albert Smith, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of George F. Richards
5 October 1950 – 4 April 1951 David O. McKay
Joseph Fielding Smith (Acting President)
Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley George Albert Smith, David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Delbert L. Stapley ordained and added to Quorum
4 April 1951 – 9 April 1951 David O. McKay David O. McKay, Joseph Fielding Smith, Stephen L Richards, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley Death of George Albert Smith; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
9 April 1951 – 11 October 1951 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. First Presidency reorganized (David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr.)
11 October 1951 – 3 February 1952 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, John A. Widtsoe, Joseph F. Merrill, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Marion G. Romney ordained and added to Quorum
3 February 1952 – 10 April 1952 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, John A. Widtsoe, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Joseph F. Merrill
10 April 1952 – 29 November 1952 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, John A. Widtsoe, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. LeGrand Richards ordained and added to Quorum
29 November 1952 – 9 April 1953 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of John A. Widtsoe
9 April 1953 – 15 July 1953 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Albert E. Bowen, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Adam S. Bennion David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Adam S. Bennion ordained and added to Quorum
15 July 1953 – 8 October 1953 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Adam S. Bennion David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Albert E. Bowen
8 October 1953 – 13 December 1953 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Adam S. Bennion, Richard L. Evans David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Richard L. Evans ordained and added to Quorum
13 December 1953 – 8 April 1954 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Adam S. Bennion, Richard L. Evans David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Matthew Cowley
8 April 1954 – 11 February 1958 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Adam S. Bennion, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. George Q. Morris ordained and added to Quorum
11 February 1958 – 10 April 1958 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Adam S. Bennion
10 April 1958 – 19 May 1959 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris, Hugh B. Brown David O. McKay, Stephen L Richards, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Hugh B. Brown ordained and added to Quorum
19 May 1959 – 12 June 1959 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Henry D. Moyle, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris, Hugh B. Brown David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Death of Stephen L Richards
12 June 1959 – 15 October 1959 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris, Hugh B. Brown David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Henry D. Moyle Henry D. Moyle added to First Presidency
15 October 1959 – 22 June 1961 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Henry D. Moyle Howard W. Hunter ordained and added to Quorum
22 June 1961 – 5 October 1961 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris, Howard W. Hunter David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Henry D. Moyle, Hugh B. Brown Hugh B. Brown added to First Presidency
5 October 1961 – 6 October 1961 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley David O. McKay, J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Henry D. Moyle, Hugh B. Brown Gordon B. Hinckley ordained and added to Quorum
6 October 1961 – 23 April 1962 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, George Q. Morris, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley David O. McKay, Henry D. Moyle, Hugh B. Brown Death of J. Reuben Clark, Jr.
23 April 1962 – 11 October 1962 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley David O. McKay, Henry D. Moyle, Hugh B. Brown Death of George Q. Morris
11 October 1962 – 18 September 1963 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, N. Eldon Tanner David O. McKay, Henry D. Moyle, Hugh B. Brown N. Eldon Tanner ordained and added to Quorum
18 September 1963 – 4 October 1963 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, N. Eldon Tanner David O. McKay, Hugh B. Brown Death of Henry D. Moyle
4 October 1963 – 10 October 1963 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley David O. McKay, Hugh B. Brown, N. Eldon Tanner N. Eldon Tanner added to First Presidency
10 October 1963 – 29 October 1965 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson David O. McKay, Hugh B. Brown, N. Eldon Tanner Thomas S. Monson ordained
29 October 1965 – 18 January 1970 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith,[12] Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson David O. McKay, Hugh B. Brown, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer Alvin R. Dyer[13] ordained but not added to the Quorum
18 January 1970 – 23 January 1970 Joseph Fielding Smith Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, N. Eldon Tanner, Thomas S. Monson Alvin R. Dyer Death of David O. McKay; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
23 January 1970 – 9 April 1970 Harold B. Lee
Spencer W. Kimball (Acting President)
Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer First Presidency reorganized (Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, N. Eldon Tanner); Alvin R. Dyer not assigned to Quorum
9 April 1970 – 1 November 1971 Harold B. Lee
Spencer W. Kimball (Acting President)
Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Richard L. Evans, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer Boyd K. Packer ordained and added to Quorum
1 November 1971 – 2 December 1971 Harold B. Lee
Spencer W. Kimball (Acting President)
Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer Death of Richard L. Evans
2 December 1971 – 2 July 1972 Harold B. Lee
Spencer W. Kimball (Acting President)
Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton Joseph Fielding Smith, Harold B. Lee, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer Marvin J. Ashton ordained and added to Quorum
2 July 1972 – 7 July 1972 Harold B. Lee Harold B. Lee, Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, N. Eldon Tanner, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton Alvin R. Dyer Death of Joseph Fielding Smith; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
7 July 1972 – 12 October 1972 Spencer W. Kimball Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton Harold B. Lee, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer First Presidency reorganized (Harold B. Lee, N. Eldon Tanner, Marion G. Romney)
12 October 1972 – 26 December 1973 Spencer W. Kimball Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie Harold B. Lee, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer Bruce R. McConkie ordained and added to Quorum
26 December 1973 – 30 December 1973 Spencer W. Kimball Spencer W. Kimball, Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, Marion G. Romney, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, N. Eldon Tanner, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie Alvin R. Dyer Death of Harold B. Lee; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
30 December 1973 – 11 April 1974 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer First Presidency reorganized (Spencer W. Kimball, N. Eldon Tanner, Marion G. Romney)
11 April 1974 – 2 December 1975 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, LeGrand Richards, Hugh B. Brown, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer L. Tom Perry ordained and added to Quorum
2 December 1975 – 8 January 1976 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer Death of Hugh B. Brown
8 January 1976 – 6 March 1977 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner, Alvin R. Dyer David B. Haight ordained and added to Quorum
6 March 1977 – 19 August 1978 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Delbert L. Stapley, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner Death of Alvin R. Dyer (no change to Quorum or First Presidency)
19 August 1978 – 1 October 1978 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner Death of Delbert L. Stapley
1 October 1978 – 23 July 1981 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, N. Eldon Tanner James E. Faust ordained and added to Quorum
23 July 1981 – 27 November 1982 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, Gordon B. Hinckley, N. Eldon Tanner Gordon B. Hinckley added to First Presidency; Neal A. Maxwell ordained and added to Quorum
27 November 1982 – 11 January 1983 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, Gordon B. Hinckley Death of N. Eldon Tanner
11 January 1983 – 11 January 1984 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, Howard W. Hunter, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, Gordon B. Hinckley Death of LeGrand Richards
11 January 1984 – 7 April 1984 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Howard W. Hunter, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, Gordon B. Hinckley Death of Mark E. Petersen
7 April 1984 – 19 April 1985 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Howard W. Hunter, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, Gordon B. Hinckley Russell M. Nelson and Dallin H. Oaks ordained and added to Quorum
19 April 1985 – 10 October 1985 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Howard W. Hunter, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, Gordon B. Hinckley Death of Bruce R. McConkie
10 October 1985 – 5 November 1985 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Howard W. Hunter, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard Spencer W. Kimball, Marion G. Romney, Gordon B. Hinckley M. Russell Ballard ordained and added to Quorum
5 November 1985 – 10 November 1985 Ezra Taft Benson Ezra Taft Benson, Marion G. Romney, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard Death of Spencer W. Kimball; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
10 November 1985 – 9 October 1986 Marion G. Romney
Howard W. Hunter (Acting President)
Marion G. Romney, Howard W. Hunter, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson First Presidency reorganized (Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson)
9 October 1986 – 20 May 1988 Marion G. Romney
Howard W. Hunter (Acting President)
Marion G. Romney, Howard W. Hunter, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Joseph B. Wirthlin ordained and added to Quorum
20 May 1988 – 6 October 1988 Howard W. Hunter Howard W. Hunter, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Death of Marion G. Romney
6 October 1988 – 25 February 1994 Howard W. Hunter Howard W. Hunter, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Richard G. Scott ordained and added to Quorum
25 February 1994 – 7 April 1994 Howard W. Hunter Howard W. Hunter, Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Death of Marvin J. Ashton
7 April 1994 – 30 May 1994 Howard W. Hunter Howard W. Hunter, Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Robert D. Hales ordained and added to Quorum
30 May 1994 – 5 June 1994 Howard W. Hunter Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales Death of Ezra Taft Benson; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
5 June 1994 – 23 June 1994 Gordon B. Hinckley
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson First Presidency reorganized (Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson);
23 June 1994 – 3 March 1995 Gordon B. Hinckley
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Jeffrey R. Holland ordained and added to Quorum
3 March 1995 – 12 March 1995 Gordon B. Hinckley Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, James E. Faust, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland Death of Howard W. Hunter; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum.
12 March 1995 – 6 April 1995 Thomas S. Monson
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, James E. Faust First Presidency reorganized (Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, James E. Faust);
6 April 1995 – 21 July 2004 Thomas S. Monson
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, Neal A. Maxwell, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, Henry B. Eyring Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, James E. Faust Henry B. Eyring ordained and added to Quorum
21 July 2004 – 31 July 2004 Thomas S. Monson
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, Henry B. Eyring Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, James E. Faust Death of Neal A. Maxwell
31 July 2004 – 7 October 2004 Thomas S. Monson
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, Henry B. Eyring Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, James E. Faust Death of David B. Haight
7 October 2004 – 10 August 2007 Thomas S. Monson
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, David A. Bednar Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, James E. Faust Dieter F. Uchtdorf and David A. Bednar added to Quorum
10 August 2007 – 6 October 2007 Thomas S. Monson
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, David A. Bednar Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson Death of James E. Faust
6 October 2007 – 27 January 2008 Thomas S. Monson
Boyd K. Packer (Acting President)
Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Henry B. Eyring Henry B. Eyring added to the First Presidency, Quentin L. Cook added to Quorum
27 January 2008 – 3 February 2008 Thomas S. Monson Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook Death of Gordon B. Hinckley; First Presidency dissolved; surviving members of First Presidency return to the Quorum
3 February 2008 – 5 April 2008 Boyd K. Packer Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook Thomas S. Monson, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf First Presidency reorganized (Thomas S. Monson, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf)
5 April 2008 – 1 December 2008 Boyd K. Packer Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook, D. Todd Christofferson Thomas S. Monson, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf D. Todd Christofferson added to Quorum
1 December 2008 – 4 April 2009 Boyd K. Packer Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook, D. Todd Christofferson Thomas S. Monson, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf Death of Joseph B. Wirthlin
4 April 2009 – Boyd K. Packer Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook, D. Todd Christofferson, Neil L. Andersen Thomas S. Monson, Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf Neil L. Andersen added to Quorum

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  1. ^ Jenson, Andrew (1901). Latter-day Saint biographical encyclopedia: A compilation of biographical sketches of prominent men and women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Andrew Jenson History Company (Printed by The Deseret News Press). p. 174. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Smith was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.
  3. ^ Although he was ordained to the office of Apostle, Cowdery was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.
  4. ^ Although early church documents state that Whitmer, like Smith and Cowdery, was ordained to the priesthood office of Apostle, see, e.g., Doctrine and Covenants, Covenant 18:9, there is no record of this ordination, and Whitmer was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.
  5. ^ Some church leaders have stated that Harris was an ordained Apostle; see, e.g., Heber C. Kimball, Journal of Discourses 6:29; however, there is no record of the ordination and Harris was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.
  6. ^ Grant was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.
  7. ^ John Willard Young was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.
  8. ^ Wells was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.
  9. ^ Joseph Angell Young was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve or the First Presidency.
  10. ^ Winder was never ordained to the office of Apostle.
  11. ^ Nibley was never ordained to the office of Apostle.
  12. ^ Although Joseph Fielding Smith was made a counselor in the First Presidency on 29 October 1965, he remained President of the Quorum and a member of the Quorum until 23 January 1970, when he became President of the Church. See General Authorities of the Church, Conference Report, April 1966.
  13. ^ Dyer was never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve.