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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He selected " demonstration farms , " where one particular facet of farming - for
example , irrigation - was operating smoothly , and organized field trips for other
farmers to inspect and analyze the procedures being used . On demonstration ...
He also organized the county ' s first 4 - H Club fair . Over four thousand turned
out to see the exhibits . As he moved throughout the county , Ezra became
increasingly convinced that one of the great weaknesses not only in Franklin
County but ...
For some time rumors had circulated that the first stake of the Church in the East
would soon be organized in Washington , D . C . The nation ' s capital was an
area ripe for missionary growth . 5 Even on Ezra ' s sporadic trips to Washington
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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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