Some articles on apostles, senior apostle, apostle, senior:
... Seniority in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is important, as the senior apostle presides over the quorum and, historically, becomes the president of the church upon the current president's passing ... It was decided that in these cases, the excommunicated or disfellowshipped apostle loses his seniority in the quorum ... Later, whether or not an apostle was a member of the quorum and when the apostle was put into the quorum became an important factor ...
... Hyde (27 December 1847—22 June 1868) When senior Apostle Brigham Young was made President of the Church on 27 December 1847, the next senior Apostle, Heber C ... This left Orson Hyde as the most senior member of the Quorum of the Twelve ... Hyde served as the President of the Quorum (not Acting President) while being the third most senior Apostl until Kimball's death on 22 June 1868 ...
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