Brethren who served as both First & Second Counselor in the First Presidency
The following brethren served as both 1st and 2nd Counselor in the First Presidency during their Church service. This service could have been during the tenure of just one Church president or more than one Church president.
Joseph F Smith Anthon H Lund Charles W Penrose Anthony W Ivins J Reuben Clark, Jr Henry D Moyle Hugh B Brown Nathan Eldon Tanner Marion G Romney Gordon B Hinckley Thomas S Monson Henry B Eyring
Of the twelve brethren listed above that served as both 1st and 2nd Counselor in the First Presidency, eight of them served as 1st and 2nd Counselor to the same Church President. These eight are listed below:
Counselor Church President Joseph F Smith Lorenzo Snow Anthon H Lund Joseph F Smith Charles W Penrose Heber J Grant Anthony W Ivins Heber J Grant J Reuben Clark, Jr Heber J Grant, David O McKay Henry D Moyle David O McKay Hugh B Brown David O McKay Marion G Romney Spencer W Kimball
Interesting note: As can be seen above, President J. Reuben Clark, Jr. is the only man who served as 1st and 2nd Counselor to two different Church Presidents!
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