Church News: Question of the week

What national position was Elder Ezra Taft Benson named to shortly after he was called to the Council of the Twelve in October 1943 that combined his love of Scouting with his expertise in agriculture?

(Answer on page 13)

Here's answer to week's question

Shortly after being called to the Council of the Twelve in October 1943, Elder Ezra Taft Benson was named a member of the National Committee on Rural Scouting by the Boy Scouts of America. The Rural Scouting committee was an advisory and policy-making committee having to deal with the Boy Scouts in the rural and small town areas of the United States.

Source: The Church News, Jan. 8, 1944, p. 6.

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