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 selected " demonstration farms , " where one particular facet of farming - for
example , irrigation - was operating ... dairy , and field crops from the University of
Idaho to visit the county , where he took them from farm to farm , answering ...
He was beginning to see that while the economics of the farm situation were
straightforward , the politics of the problem were not . As the first cabinet member
to arouse controversy , Ezra and his views filled the press by the end of February
See Benson , Sarah ( Sally ) Eveleth , Thomas , 414 Everett , Edward , 256 Expo '
70 , 405 , 408 Exports , increase in U . S . farm , 327 Ezra Taft Benson Agriculture
and Food Institute , 440 - 41 " Ezra Taft Benson Day , " 446 Ezra Taft Benson ...
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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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