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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On a trip through Florida he stopped in Tallahassee , where he met Saints who
had known his brother George when George had presided over the district there
just a few years earlier . The Saints sang George ' s praises . Ezra was not a desk
Ezra took his first trip there two months later . During his cabinet days , Elder
Benson had been introduced to the hospitality of the people in the Far East . And
as he arrived at the airport in Tokyo in August 1968 on his first trip to Asia as ...
Nelson accompanied President Benson on that trip and recorded the events in
his journal . See also “ Pres . Benson Visits Leaders in Mideast , " Church News ,
June 2 , 1979 , p . 5 . 3 . See author interview with William O . Nelson and Rulon
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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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