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Longest & shortest intervals between deaths of our apostles 


Following are the eight longest time periods, followed by the seven shortest time periods, which have elapsed between the deaths of our apostles


    Apostle          Deathdate           Apostle         Deathdate        Interval
Howard W Hunter    (03 Mar 1995)  to  Neal A Maxwell   (21 Jul 2004)  -  09 yr 05 mo
Joseph B Wirthlin  (01 Dec 2008)  to  L Tom Perry      (30 May 2015)  -  06 yr 06 mo
Richard R Lyman    (31 Dec 1963)  to  David O McKay    (18 Jan 1970)  -  06 yr 01 mo
Charles W Penrose  (15 May 1925)  to  Orson F Whitney  (16 May 1931)  -  06 yr 00 mo
Ezra T Benson      (03 Sep 1869)  to  Joseph A Young   (05 Aug 1875)  -  05 yr 11 mo
Marion G Romney    (20 May 1988)  to  Marvin J Ashton  (25 Feb 1994)  -  05 yr 09 mo
David W Patten     (25 Oct 1838)  to  Hyrum Smith      (27 Jun 1844)  -  05 yr 08 mo
Joseph Smith       (27 Jun 1844)  to  Oliver Cowdery   (03 Mar 1850)  -  05 yr 08 mo
   Apostle          Deathdate            Apostle        Deathdate         Interval

Hyrum Smith         (27 Jun 1844)  to Joseph Smith        (27 Jun 1844)  –    minutes
Neal A Maxwell      (21 Jul 2004)  to David B Haight      (31 Jul 2004)  –    10 days
Jedediah M Grant    (01 Dec 1856)  to Lyman E Johnson     (20 Dec 1856)  –    19 days
Sylvester Q Cannon  (29 May 1943)  to Rudger Clawson      (21 Jun 1943)  –    24 days
L Tom Perry         (30 May 2015)  to Boyd K Packer       (03 Jul 2015)  –    34 days
John A Young        (05 Aug 1875)  to George A Smith      (10 Sep 1875)  –    36 days
John W Taylor       (10 Oct 1916)  to Francis M Lyman     (18 Nov 1916)  –    39 days

(Note: Richard R Lyman, Oliver Cowdery, Lyman Johnson, and John W Taylor were not apostles at the time of their deaths.)


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