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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freedom of the individual , his relationship to Deity , and the necessity of
obedience to the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ . " 8 There were literally
dozens of other occasions when President McKay reiterated these warnings .
Ezra Taft Benson and his sons , Reed and Mark , present a freedom award to
President David O . McKay ious influence abroad in this and other lands which
would rob us of all we hold dear . " 13 In October 1966 , President McKay warned
10 After his address at the October 1966 general conference , on “ Protecting
Freedom - An Immediate Responsibility , " he had a difficult time getting out of the
Tabernacle , so many crowded around him to comment . His message was direct
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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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