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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He often worked in his study early in the morning or late at night , but the door
was always open . " When Reed or Mark walked by , their father typically
summoned them in and handed them a book or talk or some other document . " I '
d like ...
During 1942 and early 1943 , the four major national farm organizations
cooperated to keep America ' s wartime agriculture healthy . In 1942 Ezra was
named a member of the executive committee of the American Institute of
Cooperation , an ...
The Marriott ranch was also a refuge . Occasionally the family went there for the
weekend . Ezra rose early to ride horses , and Beth sometimes stayed up all night
so she wouldn ' t oversleep and miss those early - morning rides with him .
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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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