George Albert Smith
July 1993

“George Albert Smith,” Friend, July 1993, 5

George Albert Smith

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.


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

  • 1870 April 4, is born in Salt Lake City

  • 1880 (age 10) Father is ordained an Apostle

  • 1883 (age 13) Works in ZCMI overall factory

  • 1891 (age 21) Serves a mission to Southern Utah in the interests of the YMMIA (Young Men)

  • 1892 (age 22) Marries Lucy Emily Woodruff

  • 1892–94 (age 22–24) Serves a mission to the Southern States

  • 1898 (age 28) Is appointed Receiver for the U.S. Land Office and special Disbursing Agent for Utah by U.S. President William McKinley

  • 1903 (age 33) Is ordained an Apostle

  • 1909–12 (age 39–42) Is very ill

  • 1916 (age 46) Is elected president of the International Irrigation Congress

  • 1917 (age 47) Is elected president of the International Dry Farm Congress

  • 1919–21 (age 49–51) Serves as president of the European Mission

  • 1921 (age 51) Is appointed general superintendent of the YMMIA

  • 1922 (age 52) Is elected vice president of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

  • 1931 (age 61) Is elected a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America

  • 1938 (age 68) Tours the missions of the South Pacific

  • 1945 (age 75) Is sustained as President of the Church; dedicates the Idaho Falls (Idaho) Temple

  • 1951 (age 81) April 4, dies