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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See excerpts from James T . Palmer journal in Roger Toone to author , 1987 . 2 .
David O . McKay to First Presidency , February 27 , 1924 , David O . McKay
Papers , Church Archives . See also Allen and Leonard , Story of the Latterday
Barbara Amussen , personal journal , March 24 , 1927 . 5 . See “ Barbara S .
Amussen , " unpublished tribute . 6 . Flora Amussen Benson , untitled address ,
circa 1958 . Chapter 6 , “ A Wait — Then Marriage " Most of the information in this
Chapter 19 , " Sounding a Warning " Of particular importance in preparing this
chapter were James B . Allen interview with Ezra Taft Benson , 1975 , Church
Archives ; references to Elder Benson ' s personal journal ; Jerreld L . Newquist ...
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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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