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Brethren called to the apostleship at the youngest age


Apostle             Birthday        Date Ordained   Age at ordination

 


                      John Willard Young      01 Oct 1844       04 Feb 1864       19 yr 04 mo

 

                      George A Smith          26 Jun 1817       26 Apr 1839       21 yr 10 mo

 

                      Oliver Cowdery          03 Oct 1806          May 1829       22 yr 08 mo

 

                      Lyman E Johnson         24 Oct 1811       14 Feb 1835       23 yr 04 mo

 

                      Joseph Smith            23 Dec 1805          May 1829       23 yr 05 mo

 

                      John F Boynton          20 Sep 1811       15 Feb 1835       23 yr 05 mo

 

                      Orson Pratt             19 Sep 1811       26 Apr 1835       23 yr 07 mo

 

                      William B Smith         13 Mar 1811       15 Feb 1835       23 yr 11 mo

 

                      Abraham O Woodruff      23 Nov 1872       07 Oct 1897       24 yr 10 mo

 

                      Heber J Grant           22 Nov 1856       16 Oct 1882       25 yr 11 mo

 

                      John W Taylor           15 May 1858       09 Apr 1884       25 yr 11 mo

 

                      Brigham Young, Jr       18 Dec 1836       04 Feb 1864       27 yr 02 mo

 

                      Luke Johnson            03 Nov 1807       15 Feb 1835       27 yr 03 mo

 

                      Joseph F Smith          13 Nov 1838       01 Jul 1866       27 yr 07 mo

 

                      Franklin D Richards     02 Apr 1821       12 Feb 1849       27 yr 10 mo

 

                      Parley P Pratt          12 Apr 1807       21 Feb 1835       27 yr 10 mo


(Interesting note: John Willard Young was actually ordained an apostle by his father, Brigham Young, at the age of 10 yr 05 mo. The ordination was later
confirmed on 04 Feb 1864. John never served in the Quorum of the Twelve, but served in many capacities in the First Presidency.)


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