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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Ezra no doubt agreed with that appraisal , though he wrote only once a month ,
as agreed , and occasionally sent candy or other presents . Flora had been in
Hawaii for thirteen months when her mother , who had been called on a special ...
T got up and spoke very fine . " At the end of his nine months in Berkeley , Ezra
requested a five - month extension of his leave of absence to complete his Ph . D
. The application was denied , and in June 1937 the Bensons returned to Boise .
He had planned to be in Europe for another six months and believed there was
much left to do . But he was delighted to be going home . In a moment of rare
reflection , he admitted that the previous months had been " a bit rough 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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