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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Not the least of the pioneer group ' s troubles were caused by Indians , and night
after night Joseph sat watch atop nearby Little Mountain . Men and women alike
faced the possibility of confrontation with the natives . One morning as Margaret ...
Years later Reed would say he met the real victor when he came home that night
and saw his mother . " When mother prayed for us , we knew things would be all
right , " he said . He won the match . Ezra was rarely home for any length of time ...
advised , “ Tell your daddy to work day and night so he can come home sooner . "
Ezra was working nearly day and night , and the results were showing . When
general conference convened in April 1946 , frequent mention was made of his ...
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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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