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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When he again ran into the Protestant missionary at the Warsaw airport , the man
was astonished to learn how extensively Elder Benson has traveled throughout
the country . Months later , when a second trip to Poland was cancelled , Ezra ...
34 Elder and Sister Benson traveled to Asia in the spring of 1969 to again tour
the missions . Under the direction of the First Presidency , Elder Benson climbed
a hill known as Mount Faber , where the view of Singapore and the city ' s famous
But not too busy , evidently , to leave a personal touch as he traveled . One stake
president , later named a General Authority , related the impact Elder Benson had
on him : " I am amazed at your attention to the needs of people . I first noticed it ...
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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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