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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A Biography Sheri L. Dew. Elder James T . Palmer met Elder Benson and
another missionary at the train station in Carlisle and took them to his room in a
boardinghouse . Elder Palmer described their accommodations : “ There was a
bed and ...
Thus the phrase " Every member a missionary ' was coined . In conferences ... He
had the confidence of every missionary in England . He was a great leader ... His
wisdom to the missionaries was the wisdom of Solomon . " 12 Such spiritual ...
Flights , but I miss As with previous prophets , one of President Benson ' s primary
areas of focus was missionary work . ... lengths to attend the farewells and
homecomings of family members serving as missionaries or mission presidents .
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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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