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Individuals who have been the Presiding Patriarch in the Church of Christ between 1830 and 1844, when it was under the leadership of Joseph Smith. The Church of Christ was also known as the "Church of the Latter Day Saints" and the "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints".
Some of these men continued on as leaders after 1844 in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) under the leadership of Brigham Young. All are regarded by the LDS Church as early leaders of the church.
These men are also regarded as early leaders of the church by the Community of Christ and other Latter Day Saint churches.