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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Never did he leave for or return from work without kissing his wife and hugging
the children . They both believed that it was hard for disharmony to brew if they
never let a child leave home without a hug . Flora carried the same open ,
The first question ( they asked me ) was on the Church , and they never left that
theme , " President Benson wrote that night , “ so I spent an hour answering
questions , telling them about the Church , bearing my testimony to them and
telling of ...
Never have I felt such penetrating power from a man . ... He promised BYU
graduates in April 1986 that they need never feel embarrassed among “ people
who count , real men and women , because you live according to the . . . ideals of
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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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