List of Prophet-Presidents of the Community of Christ

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This list of presidents of the Community of Christ includes all Presidents of the organization. The Community of Christ was formerly known as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Picture President Birth Ordination End of term Length Death
1
Joseph Smith, Jr. portrait owned by Joseph Smith III.jpg
Joseph Smith, Jr. December 23, 1805 April 6, 1830 June 27, 1844 14 years June 27, 1844
Formal reorganization occurred on April 6, 1860 About 16 years
2
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Joseph Smith III November 6, 1832 April 6, 1860 December 10, 1914 54 years December 10, 1914
3
Frederick M. Smith.JPG
Frederick M. Smith January 21, 1872 May 15, 1915 March 20, 1946 32 years March 20, 1946
4
Israel A. Smith.jpg
Israel A. Smith February 2, 1876 April 6, 1946 June 14, 1958 12 years June 14, 1958
5 W. Wallace Smith November 18, 1900 October 6, 1958 April 5, 1978 20 years August 4, 1989
6 Wallace B. Smith July 29, 1929 April 5, 1978 April 15, 1996 18 years[1] living
7 W. Grant McMurray June 12, 1947 April 15, 1996 November 29, 2004 8 years[2] living
8 Stephen M. Veazey May 3, 1957 June 3, 2005 Incumbent

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In 1995, Wallace B. Smith named his successor and retired to emeritus status in 1996
  2. ^ On 29 November 2004, McMurray resigned as President of the Church. In March 2005, a joint council of church leaders led by the Council of Twelve Apostles announced Stephen M. Veazey as Prophet-President designate