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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Paul Friggens , western editor of Farm Journal , one of the most respected
agricultural publications , wrote , “ It will be interesting to see the new secretary
manage the U . S . Department of Agriculture by principle rather than political ...
Maxwell M . Rabb , secretary to the cabinet , later recalled in a letter to Ezra how “
electrifying " it was when Eisenhower called on Secretary Benson to open that
meeting . “ There was a murmur of approval and then several of your colleagues
He sat directly behind the Secretary and communicated by notes and whispers .
He recalled , " Committee members sometimes badger a witness . They bear
down especially while television cameras are rolling . Sometimes , when 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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