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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At the end of three days , Ezra ' s right hand was bruised and sore from shaking
so many hands . On the morning of October 7 , after meeting with the Twelve in
the temple , all gathered in the office of President Grant . There he first ordained ...
The Saints were warm and my feelings tender as I shook hands with the many
families and children . " It was President Benson ' s first experience among
people as prophet , and the Saints ' eagerness to see him , shake hands with him
, hear ...
After attending a sacrament meeting in Salt Lake City , President Benson paused
on his way out to shake hands with the local missionaries . Stopping and holding
the hands of one elder ( who , unbeknownst to President Benson , had joined ...
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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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