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Dwight Eisenhower

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Dwight Eisenhower
Dwight Eisenhower was born in Denison Texas in 1890
Only two years later the Eisenhower family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where Dwight grew up
He and his brother wanted to attend college, so they made a deal that one brother would work one year while the other went to college, and that they'd switch off years
Dwight was accepted at West Point in 1911. While he was there he played varsity football as a starting running back
Dwight graduated in the class of 1915, which become known as the class the stars fell on because 59 of the members became general officers
Eisenhower was stationed in Texas after graduation, where he might his wife: Mamie Geneva Doud. On their wedding day Eisenhower was promoted to first lieutenant
Over the years he rose up to five star rank and was made military governor of the U.S. Occupied Zone after Germany's Surrender
Dwight was encouraged to run for president while he was the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO. He ran with Richard Nixon, his Vice President.
He retired from active service in '52 and returned to Abilene. On November 4, 1952, he was elected President of the United States of America
Eisenhower making Hawaii a state
One of Eisenhowers greatest achievments as president was the desegregation of public schools
Eisenhower died on March 28, 1969, after a long a fruitful life

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