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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One day Ezra T . and his brother Joe , who was small for his age , were walking
home from school when a group of older boys , cousin George B . Parkinson
among them , started to heckle Joe . In defense of his younger brother , Ezra T ...
Even at a very young age , Reed was assuming a role of leadership among his
brother and sisters . Flora often told each son in confidence how much his brother
loved him . The practice evidently paid dividends , for as unlikely as it may seem
Brother Schluter in his letter praises Brother Benson very highly . ... and there is
no question in his mind . . . that the people of . . . those countries . . . will
recognize Brother Benson as the strongest man in President Eisenhower ' s
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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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