Ezra Taft Benson: A Biography
Deseret Book Company, 1987 - 565 Seiten
Ezra Taft Benson (1899- ) was born in Whitney, Idaho to George Taft Benson, Jr. and Sarah Sophia Dunkley. He was the great-grandson of LDS Apostle Ezra T. Benson (1811-1869). During his active and impressive career, Benson has been a farmer, businessman, Secretary of Agriculture during the Eisenhower administration as well as a General Authority in the LDS Church. In 1943 Ezra Taft Benson was was called into the Quorum of Twelve Apostles by Heber J. Grant. At the death of Spencer W. Kimball in 1986, Ezra Taft Benson became the thirteenth President of the LDS Church. He and his wife, Flora Smith Amussen (1901-1992) were the parents of six children.
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He feared Americans were gradually losing their freedom , and he sounded a
bold warning : “ More attention . . . should be given to those eternal principles of
... The days ahead will demand the faith , prayers , and loyalty of every American .
The Americans entered their cars with not a dry eye among them . Finally a ...
One newsman , a former Marine , ranked it with the sight of the American flag
rising over the old American compound in Tientsin , China , at the end of World
War II .
Ezra Taft Benson , " Stand Up for Freedom , " first delivered February 11 , 1966 ,
at the Utah Forum for the American Idea , Salt Lake City , Utah . Reprinted in An
Enemy Hath Done This , pp . 37 – 38 . 11 . Ezra Taft Benson , " Protecting ...
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This and Ezra Taft Benson's own Crossfire: the Eight Years with Eisenhower explain why I will never be a Democrat, though I like and admire many Democrats. An outstanding biography of much-maligned but very good man. Vollständige Rezension lesen
A Rich Heritage
A Boy from Whitney
Man of the House
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