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General Authorities who have served the longest


     Authority               Length of service                Positions held                     

David O McKay            63 years 09 months 09 days      Church President, apostle
Heber J Grant            62 years 06 months 09 days      Church President, apostle
Joseph Fielding Smith    62 years 02 months 25 days      Church President, apostle
Wilford Woodruff         59 years 04 months 06 days      Church President, apostle
John Smith               56 years 08 months 28 days      Patriarch to the Church
Levi Edgar Young         54 years 07 months 07 days      First Council of the 70
Thomas S Monson          54 years 02 months 22 days      Church president, apostle
Henry Harriman           53 years 03 months 11 days      First Council of the 70
Lorenzo Snow             52 years 07 months 28 days      Church President, apostle
Joseph F Smith           52 years 04 months 18 days      Church President, apostle
Franklin D Richards      50 years 09 months 27 days      Apostle
Ezra Taft Benson         50 years 07 months 23 days      Church President, apostle
Gordon B Hinckley        49 years 09 months 21 days      Church President, apostle, Asst to 12



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