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Dwight D. Eisenhower", was a five-star General in the United States Army and U.S. politician, who served as the thirty-fourth President of the United States (1953–1961). During World War II, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force of the Allies of World War II in Europe, with responsibility for planning and supervising the successful Battle of Normandy and Drive to the Siegfried Line in 1944-45. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO. As a History of the United States Republican Party, he was elected the 34th U.S. President, serving for two terms. As president, he oversaw the cease-fire of the Korean War, kept up the pressure on the Soviet Union during the Cold War, made Nuclear weapons and the United States a higher defense priority, launched the Space Race, enlarged the Social Security (United States) program, and began the Interstate Highway System.

Biography

Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the USA, was born 14 October 1890 in Denison, Texas, United States to David Jacob Eisenhower (1863-1942) and Ida Elizabeth Stover (1862-1946) and died 28 March 1969 in Washington, D.C., United States of unspecified causes. He married Mary Geneva Doud (1896-1979) 1 July 1916 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Ancestors are from the United States.


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Children


Offspring of Dwight David Eisenhower and Mary Geneva Doud (1896-1979)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Doud Dwight Eisenhower (1917-1921) 24 September 1917 San Antonio, Texas, United States 2 January 1921 Fort George G. Meade, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States
John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (1922-2013) 3 August 1922 Denver, Colorado, United States 21 November 2013 Trappe, Talbot County, Maryland, United States Barbara Thompson (1926-2014)
Joanne Thompson (-)




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