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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... necessary that ( you ) write often to keep him encouraged . He must not be
permitted to feel that he is alone in the world . " 9 George later told Ezra how
much Elder Richards had done to salve his grief : " I ' ll never forget when Father
But when she said she didn ' t feel good about something , he - and the rest of the
family - paid attention . " The word feel struck terror in me , " Reed admitted . “
That was the signal there was inspiration working . Mother may not have been ...
We feel that we learn by doing . We prepare all of our own meals , and plan them
. . . . We play together , sing together . We ' re a very religious family . We have
daily prayer - individual and together - because we feel that a family that prays ...
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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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