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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The songs echoed through the barn and fields so often that Ezra learned every
word of these and other missionary songs and could repeat them throughout his
life . In addition to emphasizing missionary work , the family ' s sacrifice reinforced
Church procedure was deeply ingrained . In his role as apostle , however , he
learned how essential it was to rely on the Spirit for direction . To prepare for a
stake reorganization , Elder Benson reviewed in advance the roster of those
In Paris , Ezra had learned that he and Chaplain Badger would be delayed a full
day getting to the Netherlands . Just then he noticed a train preparing to leave for
Antwerp , Belgium . The stationmaster warned him against taking the train , as ...
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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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