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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On the morning of February 11 , Elder Benson flew to Paris . It was the beginning
of travel that would take him , during his first 150 days in Europe , to 102 cities in
13 countries , some of them in the occupied areas of Germany . Complicating ...
Additionally , and most importantly , Elder Benson knew he had a mandate from
the prophet . On more than one occasion President McKay privately encouraged
him to speak out on freedom . On August 30 , 1963 , for example , Elder Benson ...
A few moments in the presence of the prophet always rejuvenated Elder Benson .
Because of his deteriorating health , President McKay did not attend October
1969 general conference , where Elder Benson gave a talk entitled " Godless ...
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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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