40 years ago today - Oct 4, 1979 -

Eldred G. Smith

Honorably released from duties and granted emeritus status. [This ends the office of Patriarch of the church, once having authority above the Quorum of Twelve].

[Wikipedia, Chronology of the Presiding Patriarchs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presiding_Patriarch#Chronology_of_the_Presiding_Patriarchs_of_The_Church_of_Jesus_Christ_of_Latter-day_Saints]

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