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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A Biography Sheri L. Dew. Sarah ' s childhood was typical of pioneer life in
Cache Valley - harsh winters , but summers of horseback riding , swimming , and
outings in the canyon . She was a young beauty , flashing dark eyes , abundant
And some three decades later it would be Sarah ' s eldest son who coordinated
shipments of grain and other goods for needy Latter - day Saints in Europe
following World War II . ) George , too , was called upon to serve in an
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When Sarah went into delivery , her condition became so precarious that the
doctor insisted George be called home . But Sarah had the last word . " No , " she
insisted in her weakened condition . " Let him stay and finish his mission . The
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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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