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Ezra Taft Benson : a biography

Author: Sheri L Dew
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret Book Co., ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dew, Sheri L.
Ezra Taft Benson.
Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret Book Co., ©1987
(OCoLC)624312528
Named Person: Ezra Taft Benson; Ezra Taft Benson; Ezra Taft Benson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheri L Dew
ISBN: 0875791107 9780875791104
OCLC Number: 16468120
Description: xiii, 565 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Sheri L. Dew.

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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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