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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To accomplish this he became a combination teacher - administrator - analyst ,
preaching the doctrine of self - reliance as well as a variety of practical functions .
He held classes from county to county , informing farmers on the outlook for ...
But Mother was a natural motivator , a great encourager . We always had a sense
that if Mother was behind us , we could do almost anything . " Flora ' s strategy
built loyalty within the family . Home became the safety net . “ I would have rather
As he became better acquainted with members of his high council , Ezra
established a deep friendship with J . Willard Marriott , who had parlayed a root
beer stand into an impressive chain of restaurants . After many high council
meetings , he ...
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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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