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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On his first day he revealed detailed plans to rein in the sprawling USDA
bureaucracy and reorganize the department ' s twenty agencies into four
administrative units , each headed by a staff officer who reported to him . In the
same memo ...
The December 1955 issue of Look reported , “ The best shows often come from
homes where one least expects to find them . The visit to Secretary of Agriculture
Ezra Taft Benson turned out to be one of the most popular . . . . It made a moving
Reported in Church News , October 9 , 1943 ; also Report of Washington Stake
Conference , September 19 , 1943 . 4 . R . N . Benjamin to ETB , August 19 , 1943
. 5 . Howard A . Cowden to ETB , August 9 , 1943 , and Louis J . Taber to ETB ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - markbstephenson - LibraryThing
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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