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Church News: Question of the week

Published: Saturday, Aug. 16, 1997

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Which president of the Church was the oldest when ordained an apostle?

(Answer on page 13)

Here's answer to week's question

(From page 2)

The president of the Church who was oldest when ordained an apostle was President Howard W. Hunter, ordained an apostle at age 51 years, 11 months. The youngest was Joseph Smith, ordained at age 23 years, five months.

Source: Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac, p. 40-42.