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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Military officials were approached about giving the recruits a twoweek leave to
assist with harvest . Permission was granted . The mass furlough was to begin on
a Saturday . On Friday morning , Ezra felt a strong impression that he should ...
As confident as they were about their decision to move to Washington , it was
difficult to leave Idaho . When he was released as stake president on March 26 ,
he recorded that it was " the most difficult day I have ever experienced . . . . In my
Just then he noticed a train preparing to leave for Antwerp , Belgium . The
stationmaster warned him against taking the train , as all connections between
Antwerp and the Netherlands were cut off . But Ezra felt otherwise , and he and
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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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