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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The journey ahead would require a unique breed of leader , one anxious and
able to serve under grave conditions . President Young instructed Ezra , in part , “
If you accept this office , I want you to come immediately to Council Bluffs , to ...
On the other hand , Ezra believed that Americans had a duty to serve their
country . And President McKay had counseled him to assess the spirit of what
Eisenhower had to say . These thoughts were rushing through his mind as the
Afterwards , during a question / answer session , he was asked if he would be
willing to serve as president . He replied that every American has an obligation to
serve his country , and he would do anything to help save the freedom of the ...
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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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