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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I deeply appreciate friends who , in numerous ways , relieved me of
responsibilities in other areas of my life so that I could devote more time to what
became an all - consuming endeavor . This includes professional associates ,
those with ...
When Ezra drove , he couldn ' t resist skidding around corners — especially if he
and his friends were going to a social function . The corner by the Whitney store
became especially slick from all the whirling , making the sport dangerous .
Mildred Evans , a close friend , recalled : “ When her health was such that she
could not carry her full share of duties , . . . she said it never indicated a true love
for the Lord ' s work when we continue to hold on to a position after we become ...
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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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