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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Following a trip to the East with Ezra in June 1935 , Flora wrote her mother : " The
first thing ' T ' said when we arrived in Boise was call your mother and . . . thank
her for all the sweet kind things she did . . . . ' T ' thinks that you are certainly a ...
When Dad knelt down to pray , " Mark continued , " he didn ' t rush things . There
was meaning behind his words . It came through loud and clear that he was
communicating with our Father in heaven . " In later years , the children reminded
She seemed to sense when he had things on his mind , and even when there
was cause for motherly reprimand , she would conclude with , “ I love you , Reed ,
and the only reason I ' ve told you these things is to make you a little better man .
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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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