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Photo Gallery: Prophets Milking Cows, Flying Planes, Meeting Queens & More

MR says: From meeting movie stars and royalty to flying planes, from milking cows to traveling the world, check out some of these incredible pictures of our Latter-day prophets.

For more pictures and background of prophets and presidents, check out "Presidents and Prophets: The Story of America's Presidents and the LDS Church."

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Joseph Fielding Smith in a National Guard jet in 1954. (Deseret News Archives)

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Church President and Sister (Emma Ray) David O. McKay with famed movie director Cecil B. DeMille, left center on the set of the "Ten Commandments" with movie star Charlton Heston, who played Moses, center right. August 6, 1955 (Deseret News Archives)

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Secretary of Agriculture Benson is riding horseback at the Priest River Experimental Forest. Benson served as Secretary of Agriculture under President Eisenhower and later became president of the LDS Church. (Utah State Historical Archives)

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Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson bows as he meets Queen Elizabeth II in receiving line at British Embassy reception in Washington on Oct. 18, 1957. (Associated Press)

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Elder Howard W. Hunter of the Council of the Twelve visits the Polynesian Cultural Center on its 10th anniversary, in Laie, Oahu, Hawaii, October 20,1973 (Deseret News Archives)

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President Howard W. Hunter poses with others during his travels (Michael Urban, Associated Press)

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President Ronald Reagan and President Gordon B. Hinckley visit with other church leaders at the LDS Church's Board Room on September 9, 1984. (Eldon Linscheten, Deseret News Archives)

Images from Deseret News.

Image titleLearn more about US Presidents' interactions with LDS prophets in Presidents and Prophets by Michael K. Winder. 


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