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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It was an awful shock , " Ezra remembered , “ one that took me totally by surprise .
" It was evidently less surprising to others . On July 8 , 1940 , President J .
Reuben Clark of the Church ' s First Presidency wrote Ezra : “ I was very much ...
Don Paarlberg , professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue , for example ,
Ezra asked just three questions : Are you happily married ? Are you active in your
church ? Do you like your job ? When Paarlberg answered yes to all three , Ezra
Ezra Taft Benson , “ The Image of a General Authority , " remarks to General
Authorities Priesthood Board Meeting , January 19 , 1977 , p . 8 . 23 . Douglas T .
Snarr to Mark A . Benson , November 8 , 1978 . 24 . See Roland T . Minson to
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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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