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 bid good - bye to friends in Sunderland and arrived in Sheffield in time to
participate in a semiannual conference . From there he traveled with President
McKay to Liverpool . En route , President McKay was pulled over by a policeman
She realized her mother would need a way to get around easily , so when
Barbara arrived , Flora asked if she wouldn ' t like to purchase a secondhand
auto . “ I wouldn ' t think of doing anything like that until I talked with President
And as he arrived at the airport in Tokyo in August 1968 on his first trip to Asia as
supervisor of that area , he was met by the Tokyo Mission president , a delegation
of Saints , and a twenty - foot banner in what he called a " joyous reception .
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - markbstephenson - LibraryThing
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
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