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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1 Tradition has it that while Carl was returning to Salt Lake City , again crossing
the plains , he met a young Danish convert , Anna K . Nielson , who proposed to
him . Upon arrival , he requested an audience with Brigham Young and asked if ...
As he had done in years previous , Elder Benson planned his itinerary when
possible to take him through cities where family members lived . ... On August 14 ,
1945 , word reached Salt Lake City that Japan had surrendered unconditionally .
See also European Mission History , 1964 - 65 ; interviews with Reed A . Benson
, Beth Benson Burton , Bob Lee , and Scott Stanley ; Jerreld L . Newquist ,
Prophets , Principles and National Survival ( Salt Lake City : Publishers Press ,
1964 ) ...
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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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