Dwight David Eisenhower


34th President of the United States (January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961)
Nickname: "Ike"
Vice President: Richard M. Nixon

Born: October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas
Died: March 28, 1969, in Washington, DC

Father: David Jacob Eisenhower
Mother: Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower
Married: Mary "Mamie" Geneva Doud (1896-1979), on July 1, 1916
Children: Doud Dwight Eisenhower (1917-1921); John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (1923- )

Religion: Presbyterian
Education: Graduated from U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York (1915)
Occupation: Soldier
Political Party: Republican



President Eisenhower, an avid golfer, had a putting green installed on the White House lawn. He also banished squirrels from the grounds because they were ruining the green.


See Also:

White House History -- Dwight D. Eisenhower


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