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Benson and Whitney

Ezra Taft Benson was born in Whitney, Idaho, a settlement named after Orson F. Whitney. Years later, as an Apostle, the same Whitney served as the young Benson’s mission president and later performed the sealing for Ezra Taft Benson and Flora Amussen.

Ezra Taft Benson exhibit, history.lds.org