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 asked . His father thought for a moment , then answered , “ As your father , I
think you are . But it ' s for the bishop to say . Why don ' t you go ask the bishop ? "
Ezra located the bishop , his grandfather , and the two found an isolated corner ...
Ezra asked the boys to fast with the family - not that he would get the appointment
, but that he would make the proper decision . Then he left for the East Coast . On
Monday afternoon Ezra sat in the outer office of Eisenhower headquarters at ...
One little girl from San Jose , California , even asked if her family couldn ' t have
dinner with him when they visited Utah . Another girl wrote , “ I love to sing
Primary songs and one of my favorites is ' Latter - day Prophets . ' . . . We don ' t
sing it ...
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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
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