Thursday, July 16, 2009

Richard Nixon January 20, 1969

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37th President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1969 – August 9, 1974
Vice President Spiro Agnew (1969–1973)
None (October–December 1973)
Gerald Ford (1973–1974)
Preceded by Lyndon B. Johnson
Succeeded by Gerald Ford
36th Vice President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded by Alben W. Barkley
Succeeded by Lyndon B. Johnson
United States Senator
from California
In office
December 1, 1950 – January 1, 1953
Preceded by Sheridan Downey
Succeeded by Thomas Kuchel
Member of the United States House of Representatives from California's 12th congressional district
In office
January 2, 1947 – December 1, 1950
Preceded by Jerry Voorhis
Succeeded by Patrick J. Hillings
Born January 9, 1913
Yorba Linda, California, USA
Died April 22, 1994 (aged 81)
New York City, USA
Resting place Nixon Presidential Library
Yorba Linda, California
Political party Republican
Spouse Thelma Catherine "Pat" Ryan
Children Tricia Nixon Cox
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Alma mater Whittier College
Duke University School of Law
Occupation Lawyer
Religion Quaker
Military service
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1942–1946
Rank Lieutenant Commander
Battles/wars World War II (Pacific Theater)

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