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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Ezra ' s first mission president , Elder Orson F . Whitney , was enthusiastic when
Ezra wrote to tell President Whitney he was marrying the " finest girl in the world .
" President Whitney replied , “ Allow me to congratulate you on getting the ' finest
But several days passed without the birth , and finally , anxious about things at
home , he returned to Whitney . While he was en route , Flora went into labor ,
and he arrived home just as word reached him that Flora was in delivery . He
Whitney , Idaho , was named after Orson F . Whitney when George T . Benson ,
Sr . , Ezra ' s grandfather , suggested that the settlement be named after a bright
young bishop he had met in Salt Lake City — the same man who would later
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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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