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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13 Ezra ' s diplomatic position gave him immediate entrée to heads of state
throughout the world , and as he visited with world leaders , he made no pretense
or apology about his high ecclesiastical position . While he may not have initiated
In mid - December 1963 , for example , priesthood leaders in Logan , Utah ,
became skittish when a group threatened to protest at an upcoming address
Elder Benson was to deliver in the Logan Tabernacle . He assured the local
leaders that ...
On several occasions over the years President Benson had talked with leaders in
Israel about the Church ' s doctrine regarding the Jews . He had even suggested
a commemorative garden . This project lifted his heart . He felt he had had a ...
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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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