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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In my remarks I was greatly blessed of the Lord but had great difficulty controlling
my feelings . There are no finer people in all the world ( and ] I love every one . "
The stake held a testimonial in the Boise Tabernacle , which was filled to ...
I have felt very keenly my own dependence upon the Lord and the absolute
necessity of relying upon Him for His direction in the conduct of the affairs of the
Church . " He then made a personal plea : “ If there be any divison among us , let
His life has been an exercise in patience and endurance ; an example of integrity
, conviction , and principle ; a model of faith and implicit trust in the Lord . Like
those prophets who have preceded him , under his direction the work of the Lord
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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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