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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He wanted them to see free enterprise at work . Flora wanted the children to be
comfortable in front of an audience . She taught them to raise a hand when
volunteers were needed for talks , prayers , or school programs . They were to sit
in the ...
Ezra wanted Eisenhower to make a strong speech . But getting it past White
House aides , who wanted to tone down his policies to make them more attractive
to Congress , was a task laced together by endurance and strategy . However ,
glut and falling prices . Secretary Benson ' s popularity took a new plunge .
Everyone , it seemed , wanted to solve the surplus problem and thus " save " the
farmers . In March 1959 the freshmen Democrats spent a weekend together
writing a ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - markbstephenson - LibraryThing
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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