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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looked on the other person ' s paper , " Ezra recalled . “ I assured him that I had
not cheated , and looked him squarely in the face as I told him so . " George
believed his son and replied , “ ' T ' , it ' s all right . Things will work out . Don ' t
those had spoken he looked at T and said there is a man I want to hear from . . . .
He said his ( Ezra ' s ) eyes have just been sparkling and he has looked so happy
( and ) enthused ( and ) interested . T got up and spoke very fine . " At the end ...
But he looked forward to new opportunities . As Spencer W . Kimball indicated in
an August 2 , 1943 , letter to Ezra , “ I shall look forward to seeing you at the
October Conference and it will be my great joy to sit with you and work with you
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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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