34. Dwight David Eisenhower

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Eisenhower is the 3rd of 7 boys, and all were nicknamed Ike - "Little Ike" was Dwight

He was the last president born in the 19th Century

Eisenhower championed and signed the bill that authorized the Interstate Highway System

Eisenhower's grandson David married Richard Nixon's daughter Julie

The Eisenhower Dollar is the last large size dollar coin of the United States

Eisenhower Dollar Coin
Dwight D. Eisenhower carried 3 gold coins in his pocket for good luck

He was 1 of 18 presidents considered a "Washington outsider" because he never served in Congress

Eisenhower is a German for "iron hewer"

He was the first president of all 50 states

He was the first president to be on color television in a life broadcast on NBC


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Dwight David Eisenhower was born David Dwight Eisenhower.

He was our only president that served in both world wars.

He held no other poliitcal office.

Dwight D Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States from 1953-1961. He was born October 14, 1890 in Denison, TX and died March 28, 1969 in Washington D.C. of congestive heart failure. He was married to Mamie Geneva Doud and together they had 2 sons - Doud and John.
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