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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Very seldom , if ever , did I find mother depressed , " he remembered , “ and
never can I remember her raising her voice , except when she called father in
from the field when something urgent had occurred . " George Benson was by
nature a ...
We had a jolly good time , laughed and exchanged girlhood experiences , "
remembered Luella Cowley . " She is the kind of person who is loved and
remembered for the things she did . Her voice wasn ' t heard much in public . She
was quiet ...
As Barbara remembered , “ There was a lot of praying and fasting for daddy . " J .
Willard Marriott wrote , “ We have all been talking about you and your family and
can ' t tell you how thrilled we are about your appointment . . . . Allie says you are
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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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