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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The uneventful days of tracting were a thing of the past . On January 10 , Ezra
mentioned in his journal , without elaboration , the movie ' s author : " Winnifred
Graham on our track again . " Also that day he noted , “ Ran into one of those
... to be frugal , conserve and store food , and get out of debt . But the war put a
drain on resources , manpower , and patience . “ Practically all of our people are
working long hours and have very little free time , " he noted of stake members .
In late November 1945 Ezra noted that she didn ' t seem at all well , though she
resisted the idea of bringing help into the home . “ I am away so much that it
places an added burden on her , altho I try to help when I ' m home as much as
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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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