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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Ezra spent as much time with the boys as possible , often citing the story of a
busy father who explained the hours he spent playing ball with his son by saying
, " I ' d sooner have a backache now than a heartache later . " ( In his day Ezra
was a ...
16 While the pressure of work and Church seemed to never diminish , Ezra spent
as much time as possible with his family . Flora , convinced the children needed
constancy at home , rarely accompanied her husband on trips out of town , but ...
Ezra spent many hours answering the questions and outlined a six - week study
plan for his son . He loved teaching youth - and though , hour for hour , he
perhaps spent more time with the young couples who came to his office seeking
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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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