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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... and learned that he had slipped into inactivity , they fellowshipped him and he
returned to the Church . Shortly before the end of their missions , Barbara and
Flora toured the mission with President Neff , who also would soon be released .
He returned home on January 16 at 7 : 45 A . M . and was there less than an hour
before leaving for a conference of the Baltimore Ward . “ There was no complaint
from my devoted wife and I left and returned at midnight , " he noted at day ' s ...
On Christmas Eve they returned home to find the house spotless , tree trimmed ,
presents wrapped , and children anxious for their return . Coming after so many
months of separation , this Christmas was indeed a joyful holiday . And , as Ezra
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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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