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 ' s stake came to regard him as a caring man who stood firm when he
needed to . As Alice Marriott explained , “ He was a lovable , personable man . "
She related how he would put his arm around his brethren and ask how they
The servicemen needed to be more involved in Church activities and missionary
work . And the Church needed the image of permanency . “ These are but a few
hurried observations , " he wrote . “ The churches of the world have lost hold on ...
11 In Egypt , President Benson was told it would take three weeks to secure the
appointments he needed with key government officials . That night he knelt in his
hotel room to ask the Lord for direction . He had consummate faith that the way ...
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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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