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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The situation throughout Idaho was no different . And as the economist /
extension specialist hired to direct the marketing effort of the University of Idaho '
s Extension Division , Ezra Benson came face to face with the stark realities of
Dozens of Idaho ' s industry leaders acknowledged his influence , such as
William E . Hess , vice - president of the Power County Grain Growers , who wrote
: " [ Thank ) you for . . . your splendid talk at our annual stockholders meeting and
He helped organize small , specialized co - ops , such as the Idaho Potato
Growers Association . Before he was through , hog producers , dairymen , and
turkey and poultry growers had all organized . " We found that if we could discuss
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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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