Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Date of Birth October 14, 1890
Place of Birth Denison, Texas
Date of Death Mar 28, 1969 (78)
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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower GCS CCLH KC NPk was an American military officer and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he became a five-star general in the Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of Normandy in 1944–45 from the Western Front. Eisenhower, born David Dwight Eisenhower, was raised in Abilene, Kansas, in a large family of mostly Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry. His family had a strong religious background. His mother became a Jehovah's Witness. Eisenhower, however, did not belong to any organized church until 1952. He graduated from West Point in 1915 and later married Mamie Doud, with whom he had two sons. During World War I, he was denied a request to serve in Europe and instead commanded a unit that trained tank crews.

Born: David Dwight Eisenhower, October 14, 1890, Denison, Texas, U.S.
Died: March 28, 1969, Washington, D.C, U.S.
Resting place: Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home
Political party: Republican (1952–1969)
Children: Doud, John
Parents: David Jacob Eisenhower, Ida Stover
Relatives: Edgar N. Eisenhower (brother), Milton S. Eisenhower (brother), Earl D. Eisenhower (brother), Family of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Education: United States Military Academy (BS)
Vice President: Richard Nixon
Preceded by: Harry S. Truman
Succeeded by: John F. Kennedy
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About Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 34th President of the United States who was a five-star general in the Army and Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces during World War II.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Before Fame

His brother lost an eye as a result of an accident that he was involved in. He said this taught him to take responsibility for the safety of those around him.

Achievement of Dwight D. Eisenhower

He was a moderate conservative who campaigned in 1952 against Communism, Korea, and corruption.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Family Life

His son, Dwight David II, married Richard Nixon's daughter Julie in 1968. He was known for his golf game.

Associations of Dwight D. Eisenhower

He was succeeded by John F. Kennedy as President of the United States.

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