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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Across the top of a Church News article reporting one of President Clark ' s
addresses , one that criticized the United Nations for limiting the United States ' s
sovereignty , Ezra penned , “ This I believe . " 22 In his address President Clark ...
When the people shall have torn to shreds the Constitution of the United States
the Elders of Israel will be found holding it up to the nations of the earth and
proclaiming liberty and equal rights to all men . . . . This is part of the programme ,
He replied that every American has an obligation to serve his country , and he
would do anything to help save the freedom of the United States . The crowd rose
for a second ovation . At another convention in Oregon , this one for members of ...
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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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