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 more than one occasion President McKay privately encouraged him to speak
out on freedom . On August 30 , 1963 , for example , Elder Benson indicated in a
personal memorandum that he had once again met with President McKay and ...
On Sunday morning , January 18 , 1970 , Elder Benson was just completing a
meeting with the Virginia Stake presidency when news arrived that President
McKay had died . It wasn ' t really a surprise . President McKay ' s health had
David O . McKay to First Presidency , February 27 , 1924 , David O . McKay
Papers , Church Archives . See also Allen and Leonard , Story of the Latterday
Saints , p . 505 . 3 . Sarah Dunkley Benson to ETB , September 4 , 1921 . 4 . Ibid .
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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
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