David O. McKay

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    Latter-day Prophets (puzzle-coloring page)

    Instructions: Cut out the puzzle squares, put them together to create a picture of this prophet, and read some of the highlights of his life. Glue the picture, its title, and the highlights to another piece of paper, and color it.

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    Art from Presidents of the Church coloring book: courtesy of Grandin Book, Orem, UT

    • 1873 September 8, is born in Huntsville, Utah

    • 1897 (age 24) Graduates from the University of Utah; was class president and valedictorian

    • 1897–99 (age 24–26) Serves a mission to Great Britain

    • 1899 (age 26) Becomes a faculty member at Weber Stake Academy (Utah)

    • 1901 (age 27) Marries Emma Ray Riggs

    • 1906 (age 32) Is ordained an Apostle; becomes the second assistant superintendent of the Sunday School

    • 1917 (age 44) Writes his first book, Ancient Apostles

    • 1918–34 (age 45–61) Serves as general superintendent of the Sunday School

    • 1919–21 (age 46–48) Is Church commissioner of education

    • 1920–21 (age 47–48) Makes a tour of missions worldwide

    • 1922–24 (age 49–51) Serves as president of the European Mission

    • 1934–51 (age 61–77) Serves as Second Counselor in the First Presidency

    • 1951 (age 77) Is sustained as President of the Church

    • 1955 (age 82) Dedicates the Swiss Temple

    • 1956 (age 82) Dedicates the Los Angeles (California) Temple

    • 1958 (age 84) Dedicates the New Zealand Temple, the Church College of New Zealand, the London Temple, and the Church College of Hawaii

    • 1961 (age 88) Overseas the beginning of the Church correlation effort

    • 1964 (age 91) Dedicates the Oakland (California) Temple

    • 1970 (age 96) January 18, dies