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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His preaching was evidently effective , for even many years later some British
Saints were referring to him as " our Benson . " On November 2 , 1923 , Elder
Benson received his release . “ I am a bit reluctant about accepting it as I feel
there is ...
The letter was tossed into the wrong pile by mistake , and it received the following
acknowledgment : " ' I have read the article by John Fischer in the December
issue of Harper ' s with a great deal of interest . It is excellent . " The letter went
He was almost always enthusiastically received - often with capacity crowds ,
standing ovations , and thousands of subsequent requests for copies of his talks .
At a convention in Oregon , for example , his address , “ ' It Can Happen Here ...
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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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