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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Reed and Mark attended the campouts with their father . Ezra always provided a
lot of infield chatter when he pitched softball . There were bow - and - arrow
shooting matches , fathers versus sons softball games , peanut throws , and
Mark and Reed , though only sixteen months apart , got along unusually well . It
was a relationship Flora actively fostered . Almost from birth Mark suffered from
severe asthma . Never as strong as his older brother , he was unable to splash in
Many factors affected Mark ' s condition - weather , certain foods and pollens ,
and even the atmosphere in the home . Any quarrels among the children would
set off an attack . Beverly remembers her mother quickly putting a stop to any ...
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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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