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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21 When a young man seeking a blessing came to President Benson ' s office ,
the apostle inquired why he didn ' t ask his father to confer the blessing and found
that the father was an inactive elder . After talking at length with the young man ...
President Benson noted that he had never seen so many young men so reverent
for so long . In each visit with the Scouts , he stood for hours while the boys filed
by to shake his hand . Elder Robert L . Backman frequently accompanied him on
gold plates from which the Book of Mormon was translated , President Benson
concluded his remarks , “ I bear my witness that the Book of Mormon is verily true
. I know this as I know I live . " endante . Flights , but I miss As with previous ...
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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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