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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When he was home , he attended their school activities and PTA meetings and
talked for hours with them . With Reed serving a mission ... Ezra Benson would
babysit . Prior to meeting the press , he helped Bonnie get ready the best he
Another telegram requested Ezra ' s attendance at a preinaugural meeting of the
new cabinet on January 12 , 1953 , in New ... of their challenge , and Ezra was
impressed to ask if it might not be fitting to begin cabinet meetings with prayer .
2 In Lamar , Colorado , where Ezra was to address a meeting of some fifteen
hundred farmers , they learned that dissidents from the Farmers Union intended
to break up the meeting and embarrass the Secretary . No disturbance occurred ,
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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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