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Orson Pratt
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Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
January 20, 1843 (1843-01-20) – October 3, 1881 (1881-10-03)
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
April 26, 1835 (1835-04-26) – August 20, 1842 (1842-08-20)
LDS Church Apostle
April 26, 1835 (1835-04-26)
Reason Initial organization of Quorum of the Twelve
Reorganization
at end of term
George Teasdale and Heber J. Grant ordained
Personal details
Born (1811-09-19)September 19, 1811
Hartford, New York, United States
Died October 3, 1881(1881-10-03) (aged 70)
Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, United States
Resting place Salt Lake City Cemetery
40°46′37.92″N 111°51′28.8″W / 40.7772000°N 111.858000°W / 40.7772000; -111.858000

Orson Pratt Sr. (September 19, 1811 – October 3, 1881) was an American mathematician and religious leader who was an original member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He became a member of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and was a leading Mormon theologian and writer until his death.

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