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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Having spent much of her childhood alone , Flora felt strongly that children
needed their mother at home - on their terms . Though in that day a relative few
mothers worked outside the home , Ezra and Flora were particularly united in the
Following a trip to the East with Ezra in June 1935 , Flora wrote her mother : " The
first thing ' T ' said when we arrived in Boise was call your mother and . . . thank
her for all the sweet kind things she did . . . . ' T ' thinks that you are certainly a ...
Beth , who by now had moved to Salt Lake City , cared for her mother when Ezra
had to travel without her . “ I remember the first time Dad had to leave Mother with
me . Tears just rolled down his face as he handed me Mother ' s little suitcase ...
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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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