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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wrote late into the night . Her letters were those of a woman deeply in love with
her husband and devoted to helping him in his difficult assignment . And they
were the writings of a woman with faith . " I have been given an abundance of
When general conference convened in April 1946 , frequent mention was made
of his activities in Europe . Following the concluding session , Flora wrote him , “
Yesterday was the happiest day I ' ve experienced since you left , because we ...
His comments bolstered Ezra , who two days later wrote Flora in good spirits , "
All is well , darling . Please don ' t worry about me . " A continuous stream of
letters from his children also buoyed him up . Reed wrote , “ Just a brief note to
tell you ...
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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
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