Ezra Taft Benson bio

Birth Name: Ezra Taft Benson

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Idaho

Date Of Birth: August4, 1899

Date Of Death: May 30, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ezra Taft Benson was born on the 4th of August, 1899. He was best known for being a Politician. Perhaps best remembered as the United States Secretary of Agriculture during the presidential administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower, this Idaho-born Republican also served for nearly a decade as President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormon church).

Ezra Taft Benson was born in Idaho. After completing his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University, he earned a graduate degree from Iowa State University. In the late 1930s, he served as the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives’ Executive Secretary. An advocate of the Boy Scouts of America, he served on the organization’s National Executive Board.

Ezra Taft Benson was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ezra Taft Benson was born in 1890s.

Ezra Taft Benson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Ezra Taft Benson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ezra Taft Benson’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Ezra Taft Benson was born in the Year of the Pig.

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Zodiac Sign: Ezra Taft Benson was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Ezra Taft Benson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Ezra Taft Benson had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Ezra Taft Benson’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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