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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And second , the President explained that men who were able to support more
than one family were encouraged to marry more than one wife . Carl also
requested permission to purchase a lot on Main Street to build a jewelry store .
It was most difficult to tell my sweet and ever loyal wife good - bye , " he wrote in
his journal . " I ' ll never forget looking down as that plane took off and seeing my
Brethren standing there in a circle , with my wife . . . . I quietly shed tears as we ...
... called to supervise Intermountain Area , 416 ; chairs funeral committee , 420 ,
421 ; named President of the Twelve , 425 - 26 ; ordained president of Church ,
482 - 84 66 - 67 ; seeks mother ' s approval , 77 - 78 ; bids farewell to future wife ...
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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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