Ezra Taft Benson Quotes

I have little need to remind you that water has become one of our major national concerns.

First Mormon Cabinet Member. The water problem did not come upon us suddenly.
Ezra Taft Benson
Ezra Taft Benson
  • Born: August 4, 1899
  • Died: May 30, 1994
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Leader

Ezra Taft Benson was an American farmer, government official, and religious leader who served as the 15th United States Secretary of Agriculture during both presidential terms of Dwight D. Eisenhower and as the 13th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1985 until his death in 1994.