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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Biography itself is an intimidating art form - one made all the more demanding
when written about a living subject . And that becomes even more difficult when
the man belongs , by virtue of his spiritual calling , to a very elect group - one of
For his prank , Frank ate a few meals standing up . George thrived on working in
the soil and living by the law of the harvest — that you can only reap what you
sow . Though not terribly patient ( he was sometimes criticized for expecting too ...
In any era , it is a tough way to make a living ; but at the turn of the century , when
farmers homesteaded without milking machines , diesel tractors , and hybrid
seed , the challenge of survival was stark . Despite its inherent hardships ...
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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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