37. Richard Nixon

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“Tricky Dick”

  • Full Name: Richard Milhous Nixon
  • Years in Office: 1969–1974
  • Political Party: Republican
  • Nickname: “Tricky Dick”
  • Age at Inauguration: 56
  • Vice Presidents: Spiro Agnew (first term and part of second term); Gerald Ford (after Spiro Agnew resigned)
  • Birth: January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California
  • Death: April 22, 1994 in New York City, New York
  • Place of Burial: Richard Nixon Library – Yorba Linda, California
  • Height: 5’11”
  • Ancestry: Scotch-Irish, German-English Irish
  • Father: Francis Anthony Nixon (1878–1956); Gas station and general store owner
  • Mother: Hannah Milhous Nixon (1885–1967)
  • Wife: Thelma (Pat) Catherine Ryan (March 16, 1912 – June 22, 1993)
  • Marriage: June 21, 1940 in Riverside, California
  • Children: Patricia (1946–); Julie (1948–)
  • Home: San Clemente, California
  • Education: Public schools; B.A. from Whittier College (1934); LL.D. from Duke University Law School (1937)
  • Religious Affiliation: Society of Friends (Quaker)
  • Military Service: Yes
  • Career:
    • Lawyer (1937–1941)
    • Attorney, U.S. Office of Emergency Management (1942)
    • Officer in U.S. Navy (1942–1946)
    • Member of U.S. House of Representatives (1947–1951)
    • Member of U.S. Senate (1951–1953)
    • Vice President: Eisenhower administration (1953–1961)
    • Lawyer (1961–1969)
    • President (1969–1974)
    • Writer
  • Writings: Six Crises; RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon; The Real War; Leaders; Real Peace; No More Vietnams; 1999: Victory without War; In the Arena; Seize the Moment; Beyond Peace

Campaign Poster

37 Rn, Nixon's the One, poster, 1968

 

Nixon’s the One! poster, 1968

(Library of Congress)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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