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Photos #1-4: Clockwise from left: After nomination to serve as Secretary of Agriculture, Elder Ezra Taft Benson prunes shrub at his home on Dec. 2, 1952. Apostles quartet in late 1940s features, from left, Elders Mark E. Petersen, Matthew Cowley, Spencer W. Kimball and Ezra Taft Benson, and, as accompanist, Elder Harold B. Lee. President Benson waves to crowd as parade grand marshal in Preston, Idaho, on July 31, 1976, shortly before his 77th birthday. Elder Ezra Taft Benson, seated right, presided over Newcastle Conference in Great Britian about 1923, with mission Pres. David O. McKay and wife, Emma, center.

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