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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At one meeting a woman fainted while he was speaking , and after another
attempt he recorded that he was disgusted with his " frail attempt at speaking . "
Despite such critical self - examination , one of Ezra ' s greatest mission
In conferences throughout the mission President McKay gathered enthusiastic
support for the program . “ President McKay knew how to reach people , " Ezra
recorded . “ He had the confidence of every missionary in England . He was a
I am grateful tonight for the promptings of the Spirit , " he recorded in his journal .
The trip across country was tedious , much of it through bad weather , though it
felt good to be behind the wheel of his own car after riding behind government ...
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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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